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Croupous pneumonia due to pneumo-cocci is a disease of middle life, 20-40 years. The relation of males to females affected is about 4:2. The mortality for the individual ages varied from 8.6 to 15.3 per cent in a curve from 18 to 40 years. More cases occurred in the first four months of the year than in the later ones. The lower lobes were most frequently involved, the right more often than the left. The prognosis was determined by biologic factors. Double-sided pneumonias or cases with involvement of the upper lobes showed a greater mortality. The most important factor in
Clinical and Therapeutic Experiences in 650 Cases of Pneumonia.. Ann Intern Med. ;4:508–509. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-5-508_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1930;4(5):508-509.
Infectious Disease, Pneumonia, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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