Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia
Estimated time to complete session: 45 mins.
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Discuss the 2016 Infectious Disease of America/American Thoracic Society Consensus Guidelines on the management of CAP in adults.
2. Explain the relationship between the pneumococcus vaccine and the prevention of cardiovascular events.
3. Evaluate patients for CAP using evidence-based, recommended diagnostic criteria.
4. Outline the management recommendations for CAP utilizing the most recent guidelines and validated prediction/decision tools.
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Melissa L. Borthwick, MD – Elliot Health System, Manchester, New Hampshire
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