Pneumonia is a lung infection that can be life-threatening if not treated quickly and effectively. It causes breathing difficulties as the lungs fill with fluid and an accompanying cough that produces phlegm. The infection itself can cause further complications, such as pleural effusions, respiratory failure, renal failure, sepsis, and septic shock. Approximately 1 million adults…
Lung and Sleep
Read about the latest developments in the fields of sleep medicine, pulmonary medicine, and immunology and how they relate to your health.