Pneumonia - a serious health problem. One of the most common infectious diseases. Important cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Community – acquired pneumonia is the sixth cause of death worldwide. Increased incidence of pneumonia with increasing age.                                                      

  • Know the causative organisms in CAP
  • Define community-acquired versus hospital-acquired versus healthcare-associated pneumonia
  • Describe the various clinical presentations of pneumonia
  • Discuss the role of radiologic and laboratory evaluation in the diagnosis of pneumonia
  • Recognize the differential diagnosis of pneumonia
  • Understand the clinical criteria for inpatient versus outpatient therapy
  • Learn the management of pneumonia including the best choices for empiric antibiotic administration
  • Learn about the complications and follow-up of pneumonia.


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 Pneumonia 26.3.2020 5.36 MB anyone