Community-acquired pneumonia guidelines--an international comparison: a view from Europe.

@article{Woodhead1998CommunityacquiredPG,
  title={Community-acquired pneumonia guidelines--an international comparison: a view from Europe.},
  author={M. A. Woodhead},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1998},
  volume={113 3 Suppl},
  pages={
          183S-187S
        }
}
Following an outline that details the pathogens causing community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) identified in studies from Europe, this article reviews the guidelines for the management of CAP in four European countries--France, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom. The method behind the development of each document is described, followed by a comparison of the scope of each document. All four documents provide guidelines for the management of two groups of patients--the severely ill and the… CONTINUE READING
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