Newsletter

Pol. Merkur. Lek (Pol. Med. J.), 2012, XXXIII/197: 248-251 Maximize

Pol. Merkur. Lek (Pol. Med. J.), 2012, XXXIII/197: 248-251

Title: Community-acquired pneumonia caused by biological pathogens

Authors: Wesołowski A., Targowski T.

More details

04/197

40,00 zł

SUMMARY IN POLISH & ENGLISH. FULL ARTICLE ONLY IN POLISH.

Community-acquired pneumonia caused by biological pathogens


Wesołowski A., Targowski T.

Military Institute of Medicine in Warsaw, Central Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of National Defense, Department of Internal Medicine, Pneumonology and Allergology

Community-acquired pneumonia is still serious disease with morbidity estimated at 5–12 per thousand adult population. The proper management of patients with pneumonia is crucial for effectiveness of therapy and decrease of mortality. There are few classifications of pneumonia severity. In clinical practice the most useful is division on community and hospital acquired pneumonia. This paper concerns recommendations and crucial information for diagnosis and treatment of community-acquired pneumonia based upon publications and own clinical experience.

Key words: community-acquired pneumonia, diagnostics, antibiotic therapy

Pol. Merk. Lek., 2012, XXXIII, 197, 248