Quiz: Aspiration Pneumonia and Chemical Pneumonitis
Question 1 of 2  

Tiny particles from the mouth frequently dribble or are inhaled (aspirated) into the airways. When such particles are not cleared by normal defense mechanisms such as coughing, aspiration pneumonia can develop. All but which one of the following makes people more susceptible to aspiration pneumonia?

  • A.

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease

  • B.


  • C.


  • D.

    Raising the head of the bed

Am I correct?