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-Listening with a stethoscope will reveal abnormal sounds and tapping on the persons back.-Labratory diagnosis can be made of some bacterial pneumonias by staining sputum with special chemicals and looking at it under a microscope.-X-ray examination of the chest may reveal certain abnormal changes associated with pneumonia.

Chills, severe chest pains, coughing up mucus and blood, high fever, tiredness, anf difficulty breathing




Over View The system Pneumonia takes place in is the respiratory system. This is because the respiratory system is the lungs and breathing and during pneumonia the lungs fill with fluid and make it harder to breath .

A serious disease in which the lungs become filled with fluid


taking antibiotics or antiviral drugs; oxygen given through a breathing respirator may be used to aid breathing

People everywhere all over the US still die from pneumonia. Doctors can treat it but there is no guaranty that the disease will go away for good or even get better at all.

In the USA pneumonia is a commen disease leading to death. This happens usually when the weather is cold.



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BibliographyCarson-Dewit,Rosalyn Pneumonia- Farmington Hills MI Gale Cenage Learning March 4th 2015Lewis, H Edwin Pneumonia New York City American Medical Publishing Co. April, 1910

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