Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia
In this podcast, Christian Sandrock, MD, MPH, talks about the burden of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP) in the United States, including the financial burden, the burden on hospitals, and readmission rates.
Children in whom WHO’s definition of severe pneumonia was met were enrolled in the study at a teaching hospital in Lusaka, Zambia, and received chest radiography as well as lung point-of-care ultrasonography imaging.
In this podcast, Frank LoVecchio, MD, speaks about the unmet needs in the treatment of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia, and potential alternatives to the standard treatment regimen. This podcast is part 3 of a 3-part series on the unmet needs of treatment for CABP.
In this Q&A, Grant Waterer, MBBS, PhD, MBA, answers our questions on the updates to the recommendations regarding the diagnosis of adults with community-acquired pneumonia, including consideration for inpatient vs outpatient care and whether the strain of bacteria that causes CAP affects treatment choice.