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Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) with Parapneumonic Effusion - Followup Pediatric Patient

Purpose:

To evaluate a pediatric patient being treated for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) with parapneumonic effusion.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology & Critical Care

Objective:

other testing, response to therapy

ICD-10:

J12, J13, J14, J15, J16, J17, J18

Description:

A pediatric patient who is being treated for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and parapneumonic effusion should be monitored for response to therapy. Therapy may need to be changed based on the clinical findings. The authors are from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

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