TITLE

Short-Course Treatment of Community-Acquired Pneumonia

AUTHOR(S)
Mandell, Lionel A.; File Jr., Thomas M.
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;9/15/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p761
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Comments on the short-course treatment of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). Acceptance of the time interval of one to two weeks as a rule of thumb for length of treatment of most patients; Attempts to shorten the duration of therapy due to concern regarding antimicrobial resistance; Feasibility of a short-course treatment for CAP.
ACCESSION #
10869120

 

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