Evaluation of Non-Resolving and Progressive Pneumonia

  • R. Menéndez
  • A. Torres
Conference paper


The concepts of non-resolving and progressive pneumonia are difficult to define and have led to various reports that have been modified over time. In both cases, these concepts refer to a bad therapeutic response of pneumonia and, in the case of progressive pneumonia, may cause a medical emergency with vital implications for the patient requiring very rapid changes in diagnostic and therapeutic attitude.


Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Respir Crit Nosocomial Pneumonia Bronchiolitis Obliterans Eosinophilic Pneumonia 
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