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Contemporary Topics of Pneumonia

Edited by Zissis Chroneos

Pennsylvania State University, United States of America

Pneumonia is an inflammatory disease of the air sacs and surrounding interstitium caused by infectious agents or by endogenous inflammatory tissue disorder termed interstitial pneumonia. The present book covers contemporary topics of community, hospital, and health care-related bacterial and viral pneumonia in the setting of drug resistance, environmental exposures, climate change, hormonal influences, and gender. The topic of interstitial pneumonia is brought under the lens of an immune-related connective tissue disease.

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Contemporary Topics of PneumoniaEdited by Zissis Chroneos

Published: December 20th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/66055

ISBN: 978-953-51-3708-5

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3707-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-3999-7

Copyright year: 2017

Books open for chapter submissions

9547 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

2 Web of Science Citations

8 Dimensions Citations


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1. Understanding the Intersection of Environmental Pollution, Pneumonia, and Inflammation: Does Gender Play a Role?

By Patricia Silveyra, Nathalie Fuentes and Lidys Rivera


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2. Pneumonia: A Challenging Health Concern with the Climate Change

By Jean-Marie Ntumba Kayembe and Harry-César Ntumba Kayembe


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3. The Emerging Problems of Carbapenem-Resistant Gram- Negative Bacillary Pneumonia

By Mihaela Ileana Ionescu


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4. Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Pneumonia and Infection in Intensive Care Unit

By Mauricio Rodriguez and Salim R. Surani


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5. Microbiology of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

By Valério Monteiro-Neto, Lídio G. Lima-Neto, Afonso G. Abreu and Cinara Regina A. V. Monteiro


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6. Advancing in the Direction of Right Solutions: Treating Multidrug-Resistant Pneumonia

By Manu Chaudhary, Gazalla Ayub and Anurag Payasi


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7. Interstitial Pneumonia Associated with Connective Tissue Disease: An Overview and an Insight

By Akira Takeda and Yoshiki Ishii


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8. Pneumonia of Viral Etiologies

By Al Johani Sameera and Akhter Javed


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