Sally Roberts

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Acute Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP and VAP/HAP)

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has Acute Community-Acquired Pneumonia? What should you expect to find? Symptoms consistent with the diagnosis of acute pneumonia include cough (80-90%) that may or may not be productive of sputum, shortness of breath, and fever. Nonrespiratory symptoms may also be present; these include…

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