Dr Ateeb Ali Choudhary, Dr Muhammad Zeshan Siddique, Dr Zain Ali Pattal
Objective: The aim of this study was to find out incidence of Aspiration Pneumonia in stroke patient. Material and methods: The design of this study was a Cross-sectional study. The stroke patients were followed for 30 days and findings in X-Rays chest were noted along with culture of the tracheal Aspirations. Patients aging 40-65 were included in the study. Results: 22% of stroke patients were affected by stroke aging 40-53. Mean age (47±5.38) and 71% of the patients aging between 53-65 mean age (59±3.19) were affected by the Aspiration Pneumonia. Overall, 25.1% of patient of stroke suffered from the aspiration pneumonia. Conclusion: Every 4th patient of stroke is affected by aspiration pneumonia. Every diagnosis is Pivotal to its management. Keywords: Aspiration Pneumonia, X-Rays, Stroke, Pivotal, Atrial Fibrillation, Tracheal.