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ISSN: 2690-5760

Journal of Clinical & Community Medicine

Opinion(ISSN: 2690-5760)

5 Modern Myths About Acute Pneumonia Volume 3 - Issue 5

Igor Klepikov*

  • Pediatric surgeon, USA

Received:September 15, 2021;   Published: September 29, 2021

Corresponding author:Igor Klepikov, Pediatric surgeon, USA

DOI: 10.32474/JCCM.2021.03.000172


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The solution of the AP problem directly depends on its concept, which sets the direction of research and development. The system of dominant views on the nature and mechanisms of AP development today does not agree with a number of fundamental foundations of medical science and the facts of real reality. The analysis of the 5 most common misconceptions, which are separate fragments of the teaching about the disease, is presented. Correction of existing ideas about the causes and pathogenesis of AP in accordance with scientific canons and objective facts is the basis for solving the problem and should precede the further research process

Keywords:Acute Pneumonia; Sepsis; Septic Shock; Pathogenesis; Antibiotics; Pathogens; Infusion Therapy; The Doctrine of Disease

Abstract| Introduction| Myth 1: AP is an Infectious Disease| Myth 2: The Severity of the AP Course is Due to the Properties of its Pathogen| Myth 3: Sepsis and septic shock are common complications of AP| Myth 4: AP is Accompanied by a Significant Loss of Fluid| Myth 5. Antibiotics are the Main Treatment for AP| Conclusion| References|