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    Pneumonia in adults: diagnosis and management

    This guideline provides recommendations for the management of suspected and confirmed community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia in adults. However, it does not provide recommendations on areas of care where best practice is already established, such as diagnosis using chest X-ray. This guideline does no...

    Pneumonia: diagnosis and management of community and hospital acquired pneumonia in adults

    The microbial causes of pneumonia vary according to its origin and the immune constitution of the patient. Pneumonia is classified into community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) and pneumonia in the immunocompromised. The guideline development process is guided by its scope - ...

    Revised WHO classification and treatment of pneumonia in children at health facilities: evidence summaries

    The revised guidelines present two major changes to existing guidelines: (A) there are now just 2 categories of pneumonia instead of 3 (“pneumonia” which is treated at home with oral amoxicillin and “severe pneumonia” which requires injectable antibiotics) and (B) oral amoxicillin replaces oral c...

    Diagnosis and Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Adults

    Am. fam. physician; 83 (11), 2011
    Community-acquired pneumonia is diagnosed by clinical features (e.g., cough, fever, pleuritic chest pain) and by lung imaging, usually an infiltrate seen on chest radiography. Initial evaluation should determine the need for hospitalization versus outpatient management using validated mortality or severi...