Community Acquired Pneumonia: 2020 Update for the Primary Care Provider
In this session faculty will discuss pertinent updates for the primary care provider related to community acquired pneumonia (CAP). Dr. Ellie JC Goldstein will walk you through the bacteria which leads to CAP, in order to help understand how this disease evolves. He will describe the most up to date testing and treatment guidelines and explain who procalcitonin can play a role in the diagnosis and management of CAP.
Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 11/18/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.
The following financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty.
Ellie JC Goldstein, MD
Speaker’s Bureau for Allergan and Merck. Advisory Board for Paratek. Contracted Research for Bayer.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
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