In pneumonia and other acute disease, where the patient is liable to sudden collapse, a hypodermic injection of strychnine will often save the patient's life.
Thus pneumonia is now known to he due to the diplococcus pneumoniae, and yet its invasion occurs so frequently after a chill that it is almost impossible not to look upon chill and pneumonia as cause and effect.
The principal causes of death, both among the white and coloured inhabitants, are diseases of the lungs - including miners' phthisis and pneumonia - diarrhoea, dysentery and enteric. The death-rate among young children is very high.
After he recovered from the stabbing, the Doctor said he had scar tissue and would be susceptible to pneumonia in the injured lung.
As regards pulmonary disease, pneumonia has passed more and more definitely into the category of the infections: the modes of invasion of the lungs and pleura by tuberculosis has been more and more accurately followed; and the treatment of these diseases, in the spheres both of prevention and of cure, has undergone a radical change.
Tubercular pneumonia may thus be looked upon as comparable to pneumonia excited by any other specific agent.
This action renders it of the utmost value in bronchitis and pneumonia with associated bronchitis.
The pneumonia is usually lobular, the onset marked by rigors, with difficult and hurried breathing, cough and expectoration.
He says he thinks he has a cold, but the doctor told me he could get pneumonia real easy.
He had never been of a robust constitution, and after a little more than a week's illness from pneumonia following influenza, duke of he died at Sandringham.