Statins and Mortality Risk in Patients Hospitalized With Community Acquired Pneumonia

In this podcast, Meredith Sloan, MD, talks about the ways that statins have improved clinical outcomes for patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), including what's next for research on statins in patients with CAP. 

Additional Resource:

  • Metlay JP, Waterer GW, Long AC, et al. Diagnosis and treatment of adults with community-acquired pneumonia. An official clinical practice guideline of the American Thoracic Society and Infectious Diseases Society of America. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019;200(7):e45-e67. https://doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201908-1581st 


Meredith Sloan, MD, is an internal chief resident at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. 

Published in partnership with The American Thoracic Society.

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