Life-threatening pneumonia.


Severe pneumonia can be acquired by previously healthy patients, those with pre-existing illness, or those hospitalized for an unrelated illness. Because diagnosis is frequently difficult or delayed, treatment is usually empirically tailored to the most probable offending organisms and the patient's condition. This article reviews the pathogenesis of… (More)


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@article{Gleeson1994LifethreateningP, title={Life-threatening pneumonia.}, author={Kevin Gleeson and Hazel Reynolds}, journal={Clinics in chest medicine}, year={1994}, volume={15 3}, pages={581-602} }