FP Essentials™

Respiratory Infections

Edition #429 | February 2015

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  • Summarize the clinical criteria and appropriate testing for diagnosing community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).
  • Describe the key decisions in CAP treatment.
  • Recite the diagnostic testing options for tuberculosis (TB) and their appropriate use for patients with suspected TB.
  • Summarize strategies for managing latent and active TB and for infection control.
  • Describe diagnostic clues for a likely pulmonary fungal infection.
  • Summarize the first-line treatment options for common pulmonary fungal pathogens.
  • Cite the common respiratory infections diagnosed in immigrant populations.
  • Summarize the first-line treatment options for the common respiratory infections diagnosed in immigrant populations.

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