Approaches to emergency department community-acquired pneumonia care can incorporate either guideline-based serial clinical assessment or procalcitonin-driven strategies.
A combination dose of ceftolozane/tazobactam is noninferior to meropenem for treating nosocomial pneumonia.
The risk of pneumonia is highest within first month of antiepileptic drug use but persists through 2 years.
The presence of low serum albumin and crazy paving ground glass opacities on high-resolution computed tomography at the time of non-HIV Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia diagnosis were predictive of poor prognosis.
Recommending pneumococcal vaccination for all 50-year-olds prevents the most disease in underserved minorities and the general population.