Pediatric Community-Acquired Pneumonia (IDSA Bundle)

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Abbreviations abx, antibiotics; amox, amoxicillin; AUC, area under the time vs. serum concentration curve; BAL, bronchoalveolar lavage; bid, twice a day; BIPAP, bilevel positive airway pressure; CA-MRSA, community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; CAP, community-acquired pneumonia; CPAP, continuous positive airway pressure; CT, computed tomography; div, divided; Dx, diagnosis; FDA, U.S. Food and Drug Administration; h, hour; ICU, intensive care unit; IV, intravenous; max, maximum; MIC, minimum inhibitory concentration; mo, month; PA, posteroanterior; PO, by mouth; q, every; qid, 4 times a day; RCT, randomized controlled trials; RSV, respiratory syncytial virus; SpO2, saturation of peripheral oxygen; tid, 3 times a day; US, ultrasound; VATS, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery; WHO, World Health Organization; y, year Source Bradley JS, Byington CL, Shah SS, Alverson B, Carter ER, Harrison C, Kaplan SL, Mace SE, McCracken GH Jr., Moore MR, St. Peter SD, Stockwell JA, Swanson JT. The management of community-acquired pneumonia in infants and children older than 3 months of age: clinical practice guidelines by the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 2011;53(7):e25-76. Epub 2011 Aug 31. Consultants John S. Bradley, MD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children's Hospital of San Diego Carrie L. Byington, MD, H.A. and Edna Benning Presidential Professor of Pediatrics Vice Chair Research, Enterprise Department of Pediatrics University of Utah School of Medicine Samir S. Shah, MD, MSCE, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, (Infectious Diseases & Hospital Medicine), University of Cincinnati College of Medicine; Director, Division of Hospital Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Disclaimer This Guideline attempts to define principles of practice that should produce high-quality patient care. It is applicable to specialists, primary care, and providers at all levels. This Guideline should not be considered exclusive of other methods of care reasonably directed at obtaining the same results. The ultimate judgment concerning the propriety of any course of conduct must be made by the clinician after consideration of each individual patient situation. Neither IGC, the medical associations, nor the authors endorse any product or service associated with the distributor of this clinical reference tool. PED041216 5740 Executive Drive  Suite 218 Baltimore, MD 21228  TEL: 410-869-3332  •  FAX: 410-744-2150  For additional copies: Copyright © 2012 All rights reserved

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