0
We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
Other Articles |

PNEUMOCOCCIC PNEUMONIA IN INFANTS AND IN CHILDREN

JESSE G. M. BULLOWA, M.D.; EVELYN GREENBAUM
Am J Dis Child. 1937;53(1_PART_I):22-31. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1937.04140070031002.
Text Size: A A A
Published online

The authors of some recent textbooks on children's diseases have failed to appreciate the importance of differentiating types of pneumonia in infants and children in accordance with the newer (Cooper1) classification of the strains of pneumococci. This may be due in part to the fact that the distribution of types according to the age of the patient has as yet not been recorded. Nemir2 alone separated her cases according to the type of pneumococcus and whether the child was younger or older than 2 years.

A review of the literature on the occurrence of pneumococcic infections in children prior to the classification of types by Cooper is found in the paper by Plummer, Raia and Shultz.3 This study on the first thirteen types, as well as unreported studies of our own at the Harlem Hospital, was the stimulus for segregation of the additional types up to and

Topics

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview

Figures

Tables

References

Correspondence

CME
Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Submit a Comment

Multimedia

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Jobs
brightcove.createExperiences();