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Pneumonia

Pneumonia is a major lung infection that is caused by a virus, bacterium, or fungus. It can be mild, serious, or even fatal in its impact. An estimated 4 million people develop pneumonia in the United S… (See Below for Full Description)
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Pneumonia is a major lung infection that is caused by a virus, bacterium, or fungus. It can be mild, serious, or even fatal in its impact. An estimated 4 million people develop pneumonia in the United States annually, and despite ready access to antibiotics for most Americans, 1.2 million patients are hospitalized for pneumonia each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. About 52,000 people in the United States die each year of pneumonia. Pneumonia explains the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this serious disease.

Chapters include:

  • An Overview
  • Historical Overview
  • Biology of Pneumonia
  • Pneumonia Epidemiology
  • Pneumonia Complications
  • Treatment and Prevention
  • Summary and Future Outlook.

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ISBN-13 978-1-60413-451-3
ISBN-10 1604134518
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-3774-2
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Deadly Diseases and Epidemics
Author Christine Adamec
Publication Date 6/1/2011
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color photographs and illustrations. Sidebars. Further reading. References. Endnotes. Glossary. Web sites. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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