FRANK L. HORSFALL JR., M.D.
Primary atypical pneumonia is, in many respects, one of the most peculiar of the infectious diseases of man. In the past eight years many careful and extensive studies of the illness have been carried out. During World War II the disease occurred frequently and among military personnel the incidence was greater than that of all other forms of pneumonia combined. Since the war the incidence of the illness appears to have diminished markedly. Although there is now a considerable quantity of accurate information about the condition, there remain in an unsatisfactory state a number of important problems. From the clinical
HORSFALL FL. PRIMARY ATYPICAL PNEUMONIA1. Ann Intern Med. ;27:275–281. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-27-2-275
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;27(2):275-281.
Infectious Disease, Pneumonia, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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