Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP): a...
Fever, chills, rigors, malaise, fatigue
Cough, with/without sputum
Pleuritic chest pain
Pediatric patients: lethargy, hypotonia, poor feeding, dry mucus membran...
No significant differences in efficacy between antibiotic options for adults
Previously healthy, no antibiotics in past 3 months
J15.9 Unspecified bacterial pneumonia
J15.4 Pneumonia due to other streptococci
J14 Pneumonia due to Hemophilus influenzae
J15.20 Pneumonia due to staphylococcus, unspecified
J15.3 Pneumonia du...
Bacterial pneumonia can usually be treated empirically based on its classification as CAP or HCAP/HAP/VAP.
A severity of illness score is helpful in determining the need for hospitaliza...
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