JOHN B. MCDONALD; BERNARD EHRENPREIS
The increasing prevalence of atypical forms of primary pneumonia in the past decade has been seriously studied both in civilian and military practice throughout North America, Continental Europe and England. A bronchopneumonia similar to the virus pneumonia so common today was probably first described in 1872.1 Different names have been applied to this syndrome more recently. Beginning in 1934 Gallagher2 called it "bronchopneumonia"; later, in 1941, the same author2 named it "acute pneumonitis." Bowen3 in 1935 demonstrated by roentgenogram an "acute influenza pneumonitis," while Reimann4 probably first described and named the entity in 1938 "an acute infection of the respiratory
MCDONALD JB, EHRENPREIS B. THE CLINICAL AND ROENTGENOGRAPHIC MANIFESTATIONS OF PRIMARY ATYPICAL PNEUMONIA, ETIOLOGY UNKNOWN1. Ann Intern Med. ;24:153–169. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-24-2-153
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;24(2):153-169.
Infectious Disease, Pneumonia, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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