Community acquired pneumonia: diagnosis and management

Published 8.7.2008

A module on diagnosing pneumonia, how to assess its severity, and know which antibiotics to prescribe.

Learning outcomes

After completing this module you should:

  • Know how to diagnose patients with community acquired pneumonia
  • Understand how to assess the severity of pneumonia using clinical judgement and CURB65 scoring
  • Know what investigations to order for patients with community acquired pneumonia
  • Know which antibiotics to prescribe.

This course is part of the Priority clinical conditions chapter.

Authors

Priya Daniel,  Chamira Rodrigo, Wei Shen Lim

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BMJ Learning Hospital Collection

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60 minuuttia

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