Inflamed lung tissue
Responsiveness to penicillin.
Elevated white blood cell (WBC) count
"Hold your cough as much as possible."
"Place the head of your bed flat to help with coughing."
"Restrict fluids to help decrease the amount of sputum."
"Splint your chest wall with a pillow for comfort."
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).
Distended neck veins