Critical Issues in the Management of Adult Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department with Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Patient Guideline Summary

Publication Date: October 1, 2020
Last Updated: March 3, 2023

Objective

Objective

This patient summary means to discuss key recommendations from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) for critical issues in the management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with community-acquired pneumonia. It is limited to adults 18 years of age and older and should not be used as a reference for children.