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Pneumonia

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on pneumonia and related issues, including community-acquired pneumonia, and nursing home care. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Overview

Screening and Diagnosis

Prevention

Treatment

Complications and Special Situations

Patient Education, Self-Care

Other AFP Content



Overview

11/01/2016 Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Adults: Diagnosis and Management new
10/01/2015 Common Questions About Pneumonia in Nursing Home Residents
10/01/2012 Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Children

Screening and Diagnosis

07/15/2011 Usefulness of Procalcitonin Measurement in Reducing Antibiotic Use and Identifying Serious Bacterial Illness [AFP Journal Club]
07/15/2010 Clinical Diagnosis of Pneumonia in Children [Point-of-Care Guides]
08/15/2007 Predicting Pneumonia in Adults with Respiratory Illness [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care

Prevention

Treatment

06/01/2016 Corticosteroids for Community-Acquired Pneumonia [Medicine by the Numbers]
07/15/2012 PIDS and IDSA Issue Management Guidelines for Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Infants and Young Children [Practice Guidelines]
07/15/2011 Community-Acquired Pneumonia [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
12/01/2010 Chest Physiotherapy for Pneumonia in Adults [Cochrane for Clinicians]
09/15/2008 Procalcitonin-Guided Treatment of Respiratory Tract Infections [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
04/15/2006 Outpatient vs. Inpatient Treatment of Community-Acquired Pneumonia [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care

Complications and Special Situations

07/15/2013 Corticosteroids for Presumed Pneumocystis Pneumonia in Patients with HIV Infection [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
04/01/2006 Diagnostic Approach to Pleural Effusion in Adults Algorithm
10/15/1999 Pneumocystis carnii Pneumonia: A Clinical Review Patient Education

Patient Education, Self-Care

From FamilyDoctor.org

AAFP's Patient Information Resource

Pneumonia

Other AFP Content

10/01/2008 Pneumococcal Vaccination Improves Outcomes in CAP
03/15/2008 Levofloxacin Appears Safe and Effective for CAP in Children
08/01/2007 Influenza Vaccination Improves Survival of Patients with CAP
10/01/2006 Pneumonia: Three Days of Treatment Equal to Eight Days [POEMs]
11/01/2005 Outpatient Treatment for Low-Risk Pneumonia Is Safe

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