Pnemonia Report

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Pnemonia Report

Pneumonia is a inflammation of the tissues in the lungs that get filled with liquid.

Antibiotics are the preferred remedy for most bacterial pneumonia's. Penicillin or Erythromycin are also often remedies. If in the case the patient has trouble with respiration, oxygen will be provided with oxygen mask, and hospitalization may be required.

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Treatment

What is it?

Caused by bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae. About 90% of pneumonia cases are caused by bacterial infection.

Causes

Pneumonia

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Symptoms

Prevention

Persistent dry cough that often gets worse at night. Low-grade fever. Shortness of breath. Fatigue or tiredness. Chest pain that gets worse when you take a deep breath or cough. Loss of appetite.

Get the flu vaccine each year. People often develop bacterial pneumonia after a case of the flu Get the pneumococcal vaccine Practice good hygiene Don't smoke Practice a healthy lifestyle Avoid sick people

Glog by:Dennis Gaitan

Discovery of the bacteria occurred in 1881 when French microbiologist, Louis Pasteur, and American microbiologist, George Sternberg, each independently identified lancet-shaped bacteria in saliva.


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