Community acquired bacterial pneumonia

  title={Community acquired bacterial pneumonia},
  author={S. Anevlavis and Demosthenes Bouros},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy},
  pages={361 - 374}
  • S. Anevlavis, Demosthenes Bouros
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy
  • Importance of the field: Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is a common and potentially life-threatening illness that continues to be a major medical problem. Among infectious diseases, CAP is the leading cause of death in the world and is associated with a substantial economic burden to health are systems around the globe. Areas covered in this review: Recently identified clinical and biochemical tools promise to improve the assessment of CAP severity. Various prognostic scoring systems and… CONTINUE READING

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