Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia in the Emergency Department Article

Full Text via DOI: 10.1055/s-0028-1119808 PMID: 19199186 Web of Science: 000264798700007

Cited authors

  • Slaven, Ellen M.; Santanilla, Jairo I.; DeBlieux, Peter M.


  • Emergency medicine clinicians frequently diagnose and treat patients with pneumonia. The recent recognition of healthcare-associated pneumonia (HCAP) mandates that emergency medicine clinicians remain current and able to distinguish this from community-acquired pneumonia. This article reviews the diagnosis and management of HCAP from the perspective of the emergency medicine clinician.

Publication date

  • 2009


International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1069-3424

Start page

  • 46

End page

  • 51


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