THEODORE W. OPPEL, M.D.
Pneumonia is one of the rare complications of pregnancy. Among about 15,000 obstetrical patients in the Lying-In Hospital during the past five and one-half years pneumonia has been seen only 15 times during the period of gestation. The marked seasonal and other variations in the natural course of this infection make it extremely difficult to compare the disease occurring in pregnant and non-pregnant women. Most of our knowledge is therefore based on what we know about pneumonia as an infectious disease and on the effect of infectious diseases on pregnancy.
For the present report the larger series of cases of
THEODORE W. OPPEL. PNEUMONIA ASSOCIATED WITH PREGNANCY(PNEUMONIA ASSOCIATED WITH PREGNANCY*). Ann Intern Med. 1939;12:1983–1990. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-12-1983
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;12(12):1983-1990.
Infectious Disease, Pneumonia, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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