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Controversies in Diagnosis and Management of Community-acquired Pneumonia

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Although community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is a relatively common infection, there are wide disparities in its management, including the class of antibiotics chosen, the duration of therapy and the role of adjunctive therapy such as corticosteroids.

This module assesses the evidence for the approaches to some of these clinical questions regarding CAP management.

Learning Outcomes

  • Diagnose CAP and prescription antibiotics and corticosteroids appropriately
  • Monitor signs and symptoms of cardiac complications, particularly in patients with a history of ischaemic cardiac disease or the presence of cardiac risk factors
  • Provider name

    Medical Journal of Australia

    Provider number

    N/A

    Type

    Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review

    Duration

    1h : 0m

    CPD Points/Hours

    MBA: 1h : 0m

    Topic

    Respiratory System Diseases

    Audience

    Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Pharmacist, Podiatrist, Researcher, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner

    Delivery
    Title
    Controversies in Diagnosis and Management of Community-acquired Pneumonia
    Interest Areas / Topics Covered
    Infectious disease, Respiratory Medicine
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1 hour
    CPD Points
    MBA: 1h : 0m
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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