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pneumonia

nooh mohn yuh

  • n  respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants

  • Although seldom fatal, lobar pneumonia may have serious after-results.
  • The mixture of carbon dioxide and oxygen which often will resuscitate persons shocked by electricity, may also be helpful to pneumonia patients, announced New York Edison System .
  • Every year 20,000 or more Americans over the age of 50 die of pneumococcal pneumonia.
News & Articles

  • Cempra sees 'clear direction' for approval for solithromycin after FDA meeting
    Cempra described the steps expected for regulatory approval for solithromycin for community-acquired bacterial pneumonia, or CABP. This path forward is a result of a dialogue and End-of-Phase 2 meeting ...
    June 13, 2013 - Theflyonthewall.com via Yahoo! Finance
  • Bighorns: Pneumonia outbreaks have decimated some herds
    Last year, only one of 12 newborn lambs at Fort Robinson survived. Nearby at Barrel Butte, only three of 31 lambs survived. Pasteurella pneumonia was suspected in most of the deaths.
    June 12, 2013 - Omaha World-Herald
  • High rate of ventilator-associated pneumonia found in small community hospitals
    ( Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America ) New research on the prevalence of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in community hospitals shows small hospitals have a higher rate of VAP than their larger counterparts, despite less use of ventilators. The study, published in the July issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society for Healthcare ...
    June 10, 2013 - EurekAlert!
Quotes

  • Ann M Veneman in Sify
    It is unacceptable that children are still dying from preventable causes,like pneumonia, malaria, measles and malnutrition,said Veneman.
  • Melinda Gates in Sydney Morning Herald
    Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, said: "I've had the privilege of meeting Dr Sow and was inspired by his work to prevent needless deaths from pneumonia and meningitis. Thanks to Dr Sow and his colleagues, children in...

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