• Medicine
  • Published in Praxis 1995

[Therapeutic problems in pneumonia].

  title={[Therapeutic problems in pneumonia].},
  author={M Gonon and Werner Zimmerli and Peter Dalquen and Andre Paul Perruchoud},
  volume={84 40},
In Switzerland 10 out of 1000 adults suffer from pneumonia each year. It is of note that mycoplasma, influenza virus and pneumococci are the most common causative agents of community-acquired pneumonia. For the latter macrolides are presently the antibiotics of choice. Pneumonias occurring in patients with immune disorders should be treated primarily with amoxicillin + clavulanic acid or with cephalosporins of the second generation, because infestation with germs like haemophilus influenzae and… CONTINUE READING