Evidence based paediatrics: review of BTS guidelines for the management of community acquired pneumonia in children

Title

Evidence based paediatrics: review of BTS guidelines for the management of community acquired pneumonia in children

Creator

Kumar P; McKean MC

Publisher

The Journal Of Infection

Date

2004

Subject

Child; Humans; Practice Guidelines as Topic; Preschool; Community-Acquired Infections/drug therapy/etiology; Evidence-Based Medicine/methods; Pediatrics/methods/standards; Pneumonia/drug therapy/etiology

Description

Community acquired pneumonia is a common illness with significant morbidity and mortality in children and a high cost to society. Guidelines for management in the UK were issued by the British Thoracic Society in 2002 [Thorax 57 (2002) 1]. This review summarises the guidelines with emphasis on aetiology, investigations and antibiotic treatment.
2004

Rights

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Type

Journal Article

Citation List Month

Backlog

Pages

134-138

Issue

2

Volume

48

Citation

Kumar P; McKean MC, “Evidence based paediatrics: review of BTS guidelines for the management of community acquired pneumonia in children,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed September 16, 2021, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/13052.

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