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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Less common and tropical respiratory tract infections

Wei Shen Lim.

in Acute Respiratory Infections

July 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Infectious Diseases. 2865 words.

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Pulmonary actinomycosis has a world-wide distribution and may resemble lung cancer or tuberculosis - Tuberculosis may present as an acute pneumonia, especially in countries...

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Pneumococcal respiratory disease and vaccines

Thomas Bewick and Wei Shen Lim.

in Acute Respiratory Infections

July 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Infectious Diseases. 2342 words.

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Streptococcus pneumoniae is the predominant bacterial pathogen implicated in all lower respiratory tract infections - The organism's pathogenicity is to a large...

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Influenza and other respiratory viral infections

Jonathan S. Nguyen-Van-Tam.

in Acute Respiratory Infections

July 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Infectious Diseases. 4238 words.

Chapter 7 discusses the influenza and other respiratory viral infections. It explains that even though respiratory infections in temperate zones occur year round, their distribution is...

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