Community-Acquired Pneumonia

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By CorConsult Rx, Mike Corvino, BCPS, BCACP, CDCES, and Cole Swanson. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

On this episode, we discuss treating community-acquired pneumonia. We start with the outpatient treatment options based on the 2019 IDSA CAP guidelines. We also discuss managing a patient that has been admitted. We review some reasons to use more broad-spectrum empiric therapy, and close by mentioning the new Prevnar 20 vaccine.

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