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Frankly Speaking CME 152

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Winter’s Here - Time to Review the Latest Community-Acquired Pneumonia Guidelines - Frankly Speaking EP 152Guest: Robert Baldor, MD,FAAFP
Music Credit: Richard Onorato

The Infectious Disease Society of America in conjunction with the American Thoracic Society have updated their guidelines on diagnosing and treating Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) in adults. Recommended changes from the 2007 guidelines include how to address the growing issue of antibiotic resistance. We will review this latest recommendation, focusing on the best approach for outpatient care. 

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Release Date: 12/23/2019

Expiration Date: 12/9/2021

Learning Objectives

  • Appropriately order testing for those with CAP
  • Prescribed the recommended antibiotics for outpatients with CAP
  • Appreciate the use for follow-up chest x-ray in CAP

 

Faculty

Frank J. Domino, MD

Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health,
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

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Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP

Professor and Chairman, Dept of Family Medicine
UMass Medical School/Baystate

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Winter’s Here - Time to Review the Latest Community-Acquired Pneumonia Guidelines - Frankly Speaking EP 152

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