Normal resolution of community-acquired pneumonia.

  title={Normal resolution of community-acquired pneumonia.},
  author={Tom Marrie},
  journal={Seminars in respiratory infections},
  volume={7 4},
  • Tom Marrie
  • Published 1992 in Seminars in respiratory infections
Resolution of pneumonia has to be considered as two different phases: resolution of the acute illness and resolution of radiographic opacities. Age, comorbidities, immunosuppression, and etiological agent(s) are all important in determining whether the acute illness resolves; there is a considerable mortality rate from pneumonia requiring hospitalization… CONTINUE READING