Review on pneumonia

This is an excellent review on the diagnosis, triage, and management of both community-acquired pneumonia and healthcare-associated pneumonia (HCAP).  This review also contains important information about clinical scoring tools to know which patients require admission, which patients require ICU care, and which patients may require intubation and mechanical ventilation.  It contains all of the essential information you need to know on this important topic.  Click the link below to learn more:



Richard G. Wunderink and Grant W. Waterer. Community-Acquired Pneumonia. N Engl J Med 2014;370:543-51. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMcp1214869

Infectious Diseases Society of America/American Thoracic Society Consensus Guidelines on the Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Adults. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2007; 44:S27–72.

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