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What's the Take Home?
What's the Take Home?
06/08/2022
The family of an 88-year-old man brought him to the office out of concern for changes in his status.
06/08/2022
ventilators
hospital
ventilators
06/02/2022
Several professional organizations have updated their guidelines on the use of ventilators in individuals with pneumonia in acute-care hospitals.
06/02/2022
Lung Infections
Lung Infections
05/26/2022
A 6-year-old girl presents with fever and respiratory symptoms. Imaging results are consistent with pneumonia.
05/26/2022

Interactive Features

Lung Infections
Lung Infections
05/26/2022
A 6-year-old girl presents with fever and respiratory symptoms. Imaging results are consistent with pneumonia.
05/26/2022
Symptoms
Symptoms
04/18/2022
In this pop quiz, we ask about the difference in symptoms for acute and chronic eosinophilic pneumonia. Take the quiz to test your knowledge!
04/18/2022
Radiology Quiz
Radiology Quiz
03/04/2022
A 72-year-old Black man presented to the clinic with subjective fever, severe fatigue, chest tightness, and dry cough for the previous 3 days. His history was significant for hypothyroidism, and he was a...
03/04/2022
Pneumonia
Pneumonia
02/20/2022
Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections are common in the United States, but do you know how often the disease peaks? Find out by answering this question.
02/20/2022
Hospital Medicine
Hospital Medicine
12/28/2021
There are 7 ICD-10-CM codes to classify pneumonia. Test your knowledge on which code to use for a patient with pneumonia due to Streptococcus pneumoniae with our latest pop quiz.
12/28/2021

Clinical Insights

pneumonia
pneumonia
11/23/2021
In this podcast, George Tetz, MD, PhD, Danai Khemasuwan, MD, FCCP, Timothy Schwarz, DO, and Asim Kichloo, MD, discuss their respective studies recently presented at CHEST 2021 under the topic "New Insights...
11/23/2021
Pneumonia
Pneumonia
11/04/2020
The researchers of a recent study examined how 170 US hospitals utilized urinary antigen testing, as well as the impact this testing has on antibiotic de-escalation. Study author Jennifer Schimmel, MD,...
11/04/2020
Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia
Arnold Markowitz, MD
Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia
05/21/2020
After analyzing data from his own community teaching hospital, Arnold Markowitz, MD, suggests that the recently updated guideline for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia be revisited from a local...
05/21/2020
Pneumonia
Michael Niederman
Pneumonia
01/06/2020
In this podcast, Michael S. Niederman, MD, from Weill Cornell Medical College, speaks about cardiac complications in community-acquired pneumonia, the use of macrocodes as adjunctive therapy in...
01/06/2020
Pulmonary Pitfalls
Pulmonary Pitfalls
05/03/2019

Laren Tan, MD, and Samuel Louie, MD

Laren Tan, MD, and Samuel Louie, MD
Even with the arsenal of antibiotics and vaccines available in the 21st century, community-acquired pneumonia has lost none of its virulence.
05/03/2019