lobar pneumonia


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lobar pneumonia

[′lō‚bär nu̇′mō·nyə]
(medicine)
An acute febrile disease involving one or more lobes of the lung, usually following pneumococcal infection.
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Furthermore, in the earliest phase of ALI and lobar pneumonia, it is rational to employ a recruiting strategy and generous PEEP so as to expand the local reservoir for fluid within the interstitium and PEEP-distended airspaces.
Mrs Melia, a retired post-room supervisor, was certified dead by Dr Shipman who said cause of death was lobar pneumonia and emphysema.
Serious AEs occurring in 2 patients were lobar pneumonia and pneumonia, which occurred in both clobazam and placebo treatment arms.
Pneumonia: with special reference to pneumococcus lobar pneumonia.
However, the proportion of cases of lobar pneumonia caused by Hib has been estimated to vary from 16-63 per cent (12).