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Antibiotics for pneumonia in children

Inflammation of the lungs is a disease that can occur due to infection. The treatment regimen for each patient is selected individually. Antibiotics for pneumonia are prescribed if the disease is of bacterial origin. If the pathogens are viruses and fungi, antibacterial drugs will not bring the desired effect. Due to the toxic effects of these medicines, negative consequences...

Pneumonia in bedridden patients

Pneumonia in bedridden patients has a number of features that aggravate the patient’s condition and complicate the diagnosis. An important factor in recovery is proper care, as well as timely detection of the disease, otherwise inflammation can lead to serious consequences.  Bed patients Causes of stagnation Bedridden patients are constantly immobilized, therefore, in the pulmonary circulation, blood...

Chlamydial pneumonia in children

Respiratory system pathologies pose a threat to human health due to differences in the localization of the disease, the patient’s age and his immune forces. For example, chlamydial pneumonia in children (the causative agent is chlamydia pneumonia) is a serious disease, since it has a severe course and causes a number of dangerous complications. At the first signs of illness, it...

X-ray and fluorography for pneumonia

Pneumonia – fatally dangerous disease that affects the lungs. For proper treatment, it is necessary to undergo a comprehensive diagnosis. At the moment, there are two modern methods of examining the lungs with suspected inflammation – fluorography and fluoroscopy. Fluorographic check is preliminary in nature, it allows you to detect focal disorders in the early stages. X-ray for pneumonia clarifies the localization of...

Rehabilitation and recovery from pneumonia in children

Rehabilitation after pneumonia is a stage, ignoring which the risk of complications increases. The length of the recovery period depends on the type of pneumonia suffered. With this ailment, the functional tissue of the lungs is damaged. Due to pneumonia, partial dysfunction of all parts of the organ develops, in which foci of inflammation have formed. Inflammation of the...

Temperature with pneumonia

Pneumonia is a disease characterized by an inflammatory process in the lung tissues with an infectious etiology. Inflammation is a pathological process that arises as a response to the actions of pathogenic microflora and manifests itself in reactions aimed at suppressing and eliminating the stimulus, as well as the products of its vital activity. Fever in pneumonia...

Mycoplasma pneumonia

Pneumonia is an infectious and inflammatory disease, with the development of which the parenchyma of the lungs is affected. Mycoplasma pneumonia is an atypical type of pathology and is difficult. The disease is difficult to treat and can cause a number of complications, so self-medication is out of the question. If you suspect pneumonia, you should go to the...

Auscultation for pneumonia

Pneumonia can develop as an independent disease, but in most cases, the disease becomes a complication of another infectious pathology. In the affected area are the lower segments of the lung. The doctor prescribes treatment only after the results of a complete diagnostic examination are received. Auscultation for pneumonia plays a special role. By means of it, the localization...

How to diagnose pneumonia at home

Pneumonia is a focal infiltrative ailment in which the destruction of the lung tissue occurs. It can be caused by viruses, fungi and bacteria. Both the upper and lower segments of the main organ of the respiratory system are in the affected area. With an advanced form, the disease captures the entire lung. It is quite difficult to determine...

Acute pneumonia

An inflammatory process with damage to all structures of the lung and leading to dysfunction of external and tissue respiration or acute pneumonia is still one of the most common pathologies of the respiratory system. Despite modern methods of therapy, the disease is considered dangerous and often causes the death of debilitated patients, young children and...