Management of Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia
April 4, 2023
Last Updated Month/Year
May 22, 2023
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Severe community-acquired pneumonia (sCAP) is associated with high morbidity and mortality, and whilst European and non-European guidelines are available for community-acquired pneumonia, there are no specific guidelines for sCAP.
Male, Female, Adult, Older adult
Health Care Settings
Ambulatory, Hospital, Outpatient
Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant
Assessment and screening, Treatment, Management
D011014 - Pneumonia
CAP, Community Acquired-Pneumonia, severe community acquired pneumonia, sCAP
Martin-Loeches I, Torres A, Nagavci B, Aliberti S, Antonelli M, Bassetti M, Bos L, Chalmers J, Derde L, de Waele J, Garnacho-Montero J, Kollef M, Luna C, Menendez R, Niederman M, Ponomarev D, Restrepo M, Rigau D, Schultz M, Weiss E, Welte T, Wunderink R. ERS/ESICM/ESCMID/ALAT guidelines for the management of severe community-acquired pneumonia. Intensive Care Med. 2023 Apr 4:1–18. doi: 10.1007/s00134-023-07033-8. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37012484; PMCID: PMC10069946.