(FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.)
Lobar Pneumonia; an Analysis of Fifty-six Fatal Cases— Classification of Pneumonia — Complications, Diagnosis and Treatment of Pneumonia.
Dr. Satterthwaite, the well-known pathologist, has recently presented to the Academy of Medicine a new study of lobar pneumonia, which was principally based on an analysis of fifty-six fatal cases observed by him. The paper was one of those which do not by any means show for what they are worth, as the expression is, but which in reality involve an immense amount of hard and conscientious work; and it will no doubt constitute a real addition to the literature of a subject which must necessarily always be of the greatest practical interest to the profession.
The classification which Dr. Satterthwaite makes of the principal types of pneumonia are as follows: 1. Acute lobar pneumonia; 2. secondary lobar pneumonia; 3. embolic lobular pneumonia; 4. bronchial lobular pneumonia; 5.