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What is the Best Treatment for Patients of All Ages with Community-Acquired Pneumonia?

Title: What is the Best Treatment for Patients of All Ages with Community-Acquired Pneumonia?.
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Name(s): Smith, Joshua, author
Rodríguez, Jose, author
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Issuance: serial
Date Issued: 2012
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: Recommended first-line antibiotic therapy for community-acquired (CA) pneumonia is 5 days of a macrolide in adults and 3 to 5 days of amoxicillin in children. (SOR: C, based on consensus guidelines.) In otherwise healthy adults, there is no clear difference in clinical success rates among beta-lactams, fluoroquinolones, macrolides, and cephalosporins.
Identifier: FSU_migr_fmr-0033 (IID)
Keywords: community-acquired pneumonia, treatment, antibiotics, macrolide, amoxicillin
Note: Originally published in Evidence Based Practice
Citation: Smith, J., & Rodríguez, J. E. (2012). What is the best treatment for patients of all ages with community-acquired pneumonia? Evidence Based Practice, 15(2): 14.
Subject(s): Cardiovascular system
Physiology
Respiratory organs
Medical sciences
Respiratory organs -- Disease
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_migr_fmr-0033
Owner Institution: FSU
Is Part of Series: Family Medicine and Rural Health Faculty Publications.
Is Part Of: Evidence Based Practice.
Issue: 2, 15

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Smith, J., & Rodríguez, J. (2012). What is the Best Treatment for Patients of All Ages with Community-Acquired Pneumonia? Evidence Based Practice. Retrieved from http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_migr_fmr-0033