The Pediatric Community-Acquired Pneumonia GUIDELINES Pocket Card™ is endorsed by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) and is based on the latest IDSA/PIDS guidelines. This practical quick-reference tool contains prevention advice, management decision recommendations, severity assessment instruments, diagnostic and treatment recommendations, an effusion management algorithm, viral and bacterial drug therapy and detailed dosing information. The Pediatric Community-Acquired Pneumonia GUIDELINES Pocket Card™ provides all that is needed to make accurate clinical decisions at the point of care.
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Site of Care Management Decisions
Diagnostic Testing – Blood Tests, Cultures, X-ray
List of Complications
Criteria for Respiratory Distress
Criteria for Disease Severity
Initial Management Algorithm
Initial Empirical Antibiotic Therapy
Antimicrobial Therapy for Specific Pathogens
Influenza Antiviral Therapy
Antibiotic and Adjunctive Therapy for Effusions/Empyema
Effusion Management Algorithm
Current Medication Tables with Brand and Generic Names
Detailed Drug Information: Strengths, Formulations, Comments
80# Diamond Silk Cover with Satin Aqueous Coating
4.5" x 7.25"
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. IDSA’s purpose is to improve the health of individuals, communities, and society by promoting excellence in patient care, education, research, public health, and prevention relating to infectious diseases.
The IDSA Pediatric Community-Acquired Pneumonia Digital GUIDELINES subscription contains all the same great information found in the pocket guideline, and can be accessed anywhere, anytime, and on any device.