Pneumonia is an infection caused by microbial agents. Our respiratory system is colonized with commensal bacteria and it is continuously exposed to a variety of bacteria. It is very difficult in most of the cases to identify the causative microorganism and for the diagnosis of bacterial pneumonia .The signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment plans are discussed .Prognosis has been studied positive. Prevention always being better than cure, Vaccinations can be the best aid to prevent pneumonia. Also reviews state that Pneumonia has been the major deadly causing child mortality in major countries.
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Ramya Chellammal M. Bacterial Pneumonia. Asian J. Nur. Edu. & Research 4(3): July- Sept., 2014; Page 317-320.