Update of practice guidelines for the management of community-acquired pneumonia in immunocompetent adults.

@article{Mandell2003UpdateOP,
  title={Update of practice guidelines for the management of community-acquired pneumonia in immunocompetent adults.},
  author={Lionel A. Mandell and John G. Bartlett and Scott F Dowell and Thomas M. File and Daniel M. Musher and Cynthia G. Whitney},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2003},
  volume={37 11},
  pages={1405-33}
}
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) produced guidelines for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in immunocompetent adults in 1998 and again in 2000 [1, 2]. Because of evolving resistance to antimicrobials and other advances, it was felt that an update should be provided every few years so that important developments could be highlighted and pressing questions answered. We addressed those issues that the committee believed were important to the practicing physician, including… CONTINUE READING
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