No need to stay in hospital after antibiotic switch in pneumonia

Pagaria, M.
October 2006
Thorax;Oct2006, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p908
Academic Journal
The article reports on a multicenter restrospective study which evaluated the benefit of in-hospital observation after the change from intravenous to oral antibiotics in community acquired pneumonia patients (CAP) aged at least 65 years. It has been found that low risk patients with CAP can be safely discharged soon after changing from intravenous to oral antibiotics.


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