• fever
  • The distinction was historically considered important, as it differentiated those more likely to present with "typical" respiratory symptoms and lobar pneumonia from those more likely to present with "atypical" generalized symptoms (such as fever, headache, sweating and myalgia) and bronchopneumonia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite general symptoms and problems with the upper respiratory tract (such as high fever, headache, a dry irritating cough followed later by a productive cough with radiographs showing consolidation), there are in general few physical signs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Symptoms generally occur 1-4 weeks after exposure and include fever, headache, non-productive cough, and retrosternal chest pain (presumably due to lymphadenopathy). (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • In patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), histoplasmosis has been noted to cause fever of unknown origin (FUO) in approximately 7% of patients. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Complaints include fever, headache, non-productive cough, and chest pain (usually retrosternal - presumed to be due to lymphadenopathy). (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Fever with productive cough and chest pain are characteristic. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Common symptoms include a high fever, shaking chills, cough with phlegm (a slimy substance), which doesn't improve or worsens, shortness of breath with normal daily activities, chest pain with breathing or coughing, and feeling suddenly worse after a cold or the flu. (medicap.com)
  • Typically symptoms include some combination of productive or dry cough, chest pain, fever, and trouble breathing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Play media People with infectious pneumonia often have a productive cough, fever accompanied by shaking chills, shortness of breath, sharp or stabbing chest pain during deep breaths, and an increased rate of breathing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fever is not very specific, as it occurs in many other common illnesses, may be absent in those with severe disease, malnutrition or in the elderly. (wikipedia.org)
  • breaths
  • His vital signs were: blood pressure 140/80 mmHg, heart rate 96 beats/minute, respiratory rate 22 breaths/minute, and body temperature 38.2 °C. On physical examination, crackle was noted in both lungs. (biomedcentral.com)
  • symptoms
  • Fifty-six mothers of premature infants who participated in a study to reduce symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) completed the Brief COPE, a self-report inventory of coping mechanisms, the Stanford Acute Stress Reaction Questionnaire to assess acute stress disorder (ASD) and the Davidson Trauma Scale to assess PTSD. (stanford.edu)
  • The signs and symptoms of pneumonia vary from mild to severe. (medicap.com)
  • On admission a standard chart was used to record the demographic and clinical information of the patients including age, sex, exposure history, occupation, symptoms, physical findings, and initial chest radiographic presentation. (bmj.com)
  • More severe signs and symptoms in children may include blue-tinged skin, unwillingness to drink, convulsions, ongoing vomiting, extremes of temperature, or a decreased level of consciousness. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • Patients who are severely ill and those with signs of respiratory failure, sepsis, and/or neutropenia must be stabilized before transfer. (medscape.com)
  • Patients in respiratory failure or those with COPD who need high oxygen concentrations may require endotracheal intubation and ventilation. (medscape.com)
  • computed tomography
  • Oxygen (Venturi mask 40%) was delivered to the patient, and a chest X-ray and computed tomography of the lungs were performed ( Figures 1 and 2 ). (scielo.br)
  • bacteria
  • There are no normally resident bacteria or viruses (unlike the upper respiratory system and parts of the gastrointestinal system, where bacteria dwell even in a healthy state). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • include
  • Other initial treatments may include correction of electrolyte levels and chest physiotherapy (to assist in drainage of secretions). (medscape.com)
  • Signs of established sepsis include confusion, metabolic acidosis (which may be accompanied by faster breathing and lead to a respiratory alkalosis), low blood pressure due to decreased systemic vascular resistance, higher cardiac output, and dysfunctions of blood coagulation (where clotting may lead to organ failure). (wikipedia.org)
  • failure
  • The patient developed respiratory failure the next day and was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) for ventilator support. (hkmj.org)
  • disease
  • Plasmodium vivax is endemic in many countries of Asia and South America, and it usually presents as a benign febrile acute disease. (scielo.br)