Community-Acquired Pneumonia, An Issue of Respiratory Care Clinics

Community-Acquired Pneumonia, An Issue of Respiratory Care Clinics

by Richard D. Branson, Neil R. MacIntyre, Thomas J. Marrie
     
 

ISBN-10: 1416027181

ISBN-13: 9781416027188

Pub. Date: 04/05/2005

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Community-acquired pneumonia is an illness with great diversity. This book offers a comprehensive look at the illness. Articles include: community-acquired pneumonia practice guidelines; management of community-acquired pneumonia in the emergency room; tuberculosis; multicenter, multinational observational studies; hantavirus pulmonary syndrome; hendra and

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Overview

Community-acquired pneumonia is an illness with great diversity. This book offers a comprehensive look at the illness. Articles include: community-acquired pneumonia practice guidelines; management of community-acquired pneumonia in the emergency room; tuberculosis; multicenter, multinational observational studies; hantavirus pulmonary syndrome; hendra and nipah viruses; utility of administrative data; measuring quality of care; and the effect of malnutrition on risk and outcome.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416027188
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/05/2005
Series:
Clinics: Internal Medicine Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. Do Guidelines Guide Pneumonia Practice? A Systematic Review of Interventions and Barriers to Best Practice in the Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia (Simpson, Marrie, and Majumbdar)2. Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in the Emergency Room (Marrie and Majumdar)
3. Tuberculosis: Still Overlooked as a Cause of Community-Acquired Pneumonia-How Not to Miss it (Kunimoto)
4. Multicenter, Multinational Observational Studies: A New Approach to Studying Community-Acquired Pneumonia (Ramirez)
5. Community Acquired Pneumonia: New Facets of an Old Disease-Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) (Miedizinski)
6. Hendra and Nipah Viruses: New Zoonatically-Acquired Human Pathogens (McCormack)
7. The Utility of Administrative Data in Helping the Clinician Understand and Treat Community-Acquired Pneumonia (Johnson)
8. What Have We Learned About How to Measure Quality of Care for Patients With Community-Acquired Pneumonia (Metersky, Abend, and Meehan)
9. The Effect of Malnutrition on Risk and Outcome of Community-Acquired Pneumonia (Loeb and High)

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