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Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) - Drainage Options for Parapneumonic Effusion in Pediatric Patient

Purpose:

To manage a pediatric patient with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) who has a parapneumonic effusion.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology & Critical Care

Objective:

options, surgery

ICD-10:

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

Description:

Bradley et al outlined options for the drainage of a parapneumonic effusion in a pediatric patient with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). The authors are from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

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