Hot topics and current controversies in community-acquired pneumonia

Diego Severiche-Bueno, Daniela Parra-Tanoux, Luis F. Reyes, Grant W. Waterer

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Abstract

Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is one of the most common infectious diseases, as well as a major cause of death both in developed and developing countries, and it remains a challenge for physicians around the world. Several guidelines have been published to guide clinicians in how to diagnose and take care of patients with CAP. However, there are still many areas of debate and uncertainty where research is needed to advance patient care and improve clinical outcomes. In this review we highlight current hot topics in CAP and present updated evidence around these areas of controversy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)216-225
Number of pages10
JournalBreathe
Volume15
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2019

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