acute bronchitis vs pneumonia

acute bronchitis pneumonia

Definitions

  • 1) An acute or chronic inflammation of the lungs caused by viruses, bacteria or other microorganisms, or sometimes by physical or chemical irritants.
  • 2) An acute or chronic disease marked by inflammation of the lungs, usually caused by a bacterium, virus, or other infectious agent.
  • 3) (Med.) Inflammation of the lungs.
  • 4) respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants
  • 5) Inflammation of the tissues of the lung, as distinct from inflammation of the bronchial tubes (bronchitis) and from inflammation of the serous covering of the lungs (pleuritis). Also called pneumonitis

Examples

  • 1) He had been in hospital with viral pneumonia and we were all concerned.
  • 2) Medics feared she may have a serious infection like pneumonia.
  • 3) It can lead to pneumonia and infections.
  • 4) This results in reduced resistance to diseases such as pneumonia and can be fatal.
  • 5) He had been struggling with double pneumonia that forced him to abandon a tour.
  • 6) There is a small chance of further trouble with ear infections, pneumonia and meningitis.
  • 7) After his time in intensive care with double pneumonia, this illness came out of the blue.
  • 8) Then your pores will close up and you won't catch pneumonia.
  • 9) It can cause pneumonia, infections of the heart tissue that can trigger cardiac arrest or blood poisoning.
  • 10) Hidden health complaints like heart disease, pneumonia and mental health problems claim hundreds of lives a year.
  • 11) He was rushed to hospital in January with bleeding from a bad stomach ulcer and was then hit with double pneumonia.
  • 12) He survived typhoid and hepatitis in Bolivia and viral pneumonia in Peru.
  • 13) We must suffer, and potentially get pneumonia, for our art.
  • 14) The same cannot be said for pneumonia ( infection of the lung).
  • 15) Serious complications in otherwise healthy people are unusual, but chest infections and pneumonia are the most troublesome, particularly in smokers and the elderly.
  • 16) New Treatment For pneumonia Presented In Sweden A new medical study managed to find a connection between a probiotic bacterium called Lactobacillus plantarum 299 and a good recovery for patients suffering from pneumonia.
  • 17) "The Old Man's Friend", isn't that what they call pneumonia?
  • 18) I want you to make him what we call a pneumonia jacket.
  • 19) In some ways being diagnosed with pneumonia is a relief, because I was feeling really run-down and sort of fuzzily disconnected from all the stories I want to write.
  • 20) When chemical pneumonia is not treated it can be life-threatening.
  • 21) Swine flu concerns saw the 52-year-old put in a room on his own until his illness was identified as pneumonia and he began receiving oxygen.
  • 22) The bad lungs/pneumonia is enough of a reason for it to have not worked out.
  • 23) My own adult case of pneumonia was not fun so I can barely imagine what little guy pneumonia is like.
  • 24) Nowhere was there mention of the fact that pneumonia is the single greatest infectious threat to the lives of children in developing countries.
  • 25) ‘The commonest infection is a type of pneumonia, a serious lung infection.’
  • 26) ‘There are immunisations for several of the infections that can cause pneumonia.’
  • 27) ‘The most common type of pneumonia is bronchopneumonia, which affects the bronchioles.’
  • 28) ‘The symptoms of bird flu in people vary from typical flu symptoms to eye infections and pneumonia.’
  • 29) ‘Zinc supplementation reduces the incidence of diarrhoea and pneumonia and improves growth.’
  • 30) ‘Smoking cessation also reduces the risk of death after a stroke and of death from pneumonia and influenza.’
  • 31) ‘But he died after contracting a chest infection which turned into pneumonia.’
  • 32) ‘Secondary infections such as pneumonia are the main causes of death from malnutrition.’
  • 33) ‘It is quite possible that she would have died had she developed an infection such as pneumonia.’
  • 34) ‘After initial improvement she developed pneumonia and died 17 days after admission.’
  • 35) ‘Pregnant women who get chickenpox or shingles have a higher than normal risk of developing pneumonia.’
  • 36) ‘The Doctors said I had whooping cough and pneumonia and that I would have to stay in hospital for the next few months.’
  • 37) ‘Avian influenza begins as a respiratory infection and can develop into pneumonia that is often fatal.’
  • 38) ‘Doctors originally concluded she died from pneumonia and heart disease.’
  • 39) ‘His family was informed he was suffering from pneumonia caused by fluid in his lungs.’
  • 40) ‘The cold developed into pneumonia, which turned out to be a symptom of leukaemia.’
  • 41) ‘He then fell ill with pneumonia and died after a lung collapsed and he suffered kidney failure.’
  • 42) ‘The bacteria, which can cause a serious form of pneumonia were found after a routine inspection.’
  • 43) ‘He had been suffering from throat cancer and had recently been battling pneumonia.’
  • 44) ‘I heard a few weeks ago that Claire had pneumonia and was in hospital.’
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