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    referring to Pneumonia which accounts for 15% of all deaths in children under 5 years old. Pneumonia actually claimed the lives of an estimated 922,000 children in 2015. Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lungs which primarily affects the microscopic air sacs known as the alveoli. The condition will inflame the air sacs in the lungs and possibly lead to them being filled with fluid. There are a multiple of organisms, including bacteria, viruses and fungi that can cause pneumonia. The most commonly listed organisms are pneumococcus, streptococcus and staphylococcus. Pneumococcal pneumonia…

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    Pneumonia Infection

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    According to the Center for Disease Control, pneumonia is considered the leading cause of death in children less than five years old. What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is an infection that occurs within the lungs. It is specifically an infection that occurs within the alveoli. The alveoli are part of the lungs where gas exchange occurs. When the alveoli become infected, it makes it much harder for the body to get the proper oxygen it needs (Driver, 2014). However, there is a way to reduce the…

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    Essay On Pneumonia

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    Pneumonia is the leading infectious cause of death in children worldwide, accounting for fifteen percent of all deaths of children under 5 years old. It is also the a diseases that is a bacteria, a virus, and a mycoplasma. The disease cases and number of deaths caused by pneumonia increases every year. Many factors affect how serious pneumonia is, such as the type of germ causing the infection , the age, and overall health. It is another type of bacteria/virus disease that could harm the immune…

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    Pneumonia Epidemiology

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    Introduction Pneumonia is a common infection in one or both of the lungs generally caused by bacteria or a virus. The symptoms of Pneumonia can vary from mild to severe where most healthy people recover from symptoms in one to three weeks, however, depending on the severity of pneumonia, it can be life threatening. [1] This investigation is going to discuss the epidemiology and the frequency of the clinical presentations of the disease within Australia as well as investigate the financial…

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    History Of Pneumonia

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    signs and symptoms of Pneumonia include coughing of green or blood-stained sputum, shortness of breath, fever, chest pain, shaking chills and fatigue. Others signs and symptoms are sore throat, muscle pain and loss of appetite (Mackenzie, 2016). Signs and symptoms are varying in individuals. Sometime mental awareness in elderly may have drastic change due to Pneumonia (Mackenzie, 2016). Most of the typical signs and symptoms above were appear in Dudley’s profile that need to be take account…

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    Symptoms Of Pneumonia

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    diagnosed him with pneumonia. He received antibiotics for his condition but Jeffrey is now susceptible to pneumonia. Pneumonia Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs, the air sacs called the alveoli fill up with fluid and becomes inflamed (Mayoclinic, 2015). Pneumonia occurs when the immune system becomes weak from a prior infection or condition. The most common type of pneumonia that people get are caused by different types of germs. The germs that cause pneumonia are bacteria,…

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    For instance some bacteria that can be harmful to the body can cause illnesses or disease like; Pneumonia, Meningitis, and HIV/AIDS, these are the most commonly caught illnesses or disease. Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lung and it is triggered by the person’s weak defense system. It can especially affect the elderly if it was triggered by a respiratory infection or influenza. Pneumonia can affect the lungs in different ways such as: Lobar pneumonia and bronchial pneumonia. Lobar affects a…

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    Pneumonia Research Paper

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    Streptococcus Pneumonae Pneumonia /pneumococcal pneumonia My little brother was twice a victim of pneumonia and that has motivated me to write on the most common causing bacteria, Streptococcus pneumonia. Streptococcus pneumonia is an alpha hemolytic gram-positive diplococci bacteria and member of the genus- Streptococcus.2 Streptococcus pneumonia is also a facultative anaerobe meaning that it could grow in an environment with or without oxygen. Being a facultative anaerobe bacteria permits…

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    Pneumonia Pneumonia is inflammation of the lungs which can result from infection with either bacteria or viruses. Healthy people can resist pneumonia, but for those who have weak immune systems due to influenza or respiratory illness the bacteria can easily grow in their lungs. Pneumonia is set to be the 8th leading cause of death in the United States especially to children who are five years old or less. About 23.7 per 100.000 people died because of pneumonia (1). Thus, people should…

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    Diagnosing of pneumonia can be difficult because its symptoms are similar to other conditions such as flu, bronchitis, and asthma.Early detection of pneumonia will help patient to overcome this condition.However,late-diagnosed can lead to progress infection and makes it more difficult to treat. Moreover,late-diagnosed can cause death. Diagnosing the stages of pneumonia can be a challenging task for doctors. The first phase of diagnosing pneumonia is medical history.In this case,the doctors…

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