Community-acquired pneumonia: an update.

  title={Community-acquired pneumonia: an update.},
  author={David P Meeker and David L. Longworth},
  journal={Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine},
  volume={63 1},
Despite the discovery of new pathogens and the evolving problem of antibiotic resistance, the basic trends in community-acquired pneumonia remain remarkably constant. This article reviews the common pathogens, new pathogens, their clinical presentations, the diagnostic workup, the decision to hospitalize, antibiotic resistance, and antibiotic choices.