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Community-Acquired Pneumonia - Decision to Continue Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy for Child

Purpose:

To determine the route of therapy for a young pediatric patient with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) who was started on parenteral antibiotics.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Pulmonology & Critical Care

Objective:

selection

ICD-10:

J13, J14, J15, J18

Description:

Bradley et al outlined options for managing a young pediatric patient with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). A patient started on parenteral antibiotic therapy can be switched to oral therapy under certain circumstance. The authors are from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

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