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Schumacher’s manager dismissed ‘ pneumonia’ reports

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Michael Schumacher’s manager Sabine Kehm has rejected reports that the F1 legend has contracted a lung infection. We are also reported this news, following the German media publicized.

Kehm told German news agency DPA that those reports were speculation.

“As always, my answer is: announcements about Schumacher’s health status that are not done by his official doctors or by his management need to be treated as speculation,” she said.

Jean-Marc Orgogozo, professor of neurology at the University of Bordeaux, was quoted by the Daily Mirror as saying: “Every day, every week in a coma the chances decline that the situation is improving.”

Pneumonia is a common complication of severe brain injury

Medical Experts says: Trauma is the leading cause of death in young people. Trauma deaths have a classic trimodal distribution; in late death (3 days to 3 weeks postinjury), infection is the principal cause. Because pneumonia is a major cause of morbidity in trauma patients, early identification of subjects at a high risk of developing nosocomial pneumonia (NP) can reduce morbidity and costs. Methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) is the predominant pathogen in multiple-trauma patients in coma, and nasal MSSA colonization at time of severe injury may increase the risk of MSSA pneumonia. (more…medscape)

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