Clinical guidelines on pneumonia management and treatment

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This post features two clinical guidelines on the management of community acquired pneumonia.

The British Thoracic Society updated this year many recommendations,  including: when to order a chest X-ray, antibiotic management, among others.

The guidelines issued by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the AmericanThoracic Society have relevant recommendations concerning empirical antimicrobial therapy and its duration.

British Thoracic Society; 2009 Update of the Guidelines for the Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia in Adults.


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Infectious Diseases Society of America/American Thoracic Society Consensus Guidelines on the Management of Community‐Acquired Pneumonia in Adults


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