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Research in Pediatrics & Neonatology

Acute Pneumonia: What Infection We’re Treating?

Submission: October 12, 2018; Published: November 13, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/RPN.2018.03.000558

ISSN : 2576-9200
Volume3 Issue2


Dear colleagues, the assessment of the events and phenomena taking place around us, as well as the nature of the reaction to them are determined by the existing ideas and views on the essence of what is happening. As the old postulate of philosophy says: “Ideas rule the world”. This Maxim is relevant for all spheres and branches of our life, including medicine. In the latter case, conceptual ideas about the nature of the disease determine the direction and nature of medical care. It is no secret that the deeper and more specific our knowledge about the causes and mechanisms of the development of the painful process, the higher the chances of achieving maximum success in its treatment. In this context, the modern understanding of the nature of acute pneumonia (АР) raises many questions, to which there are actually no reasoned answers in the available literature.

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