Ambulatory management of lower respiratory tract infections.

Title

Ambulatory management of lower respiratory tract infections.

Creator

Tan J S; File T M Jr; Thomson R B Jr

Publisher

American Family Physician

Date

1991
1991-11

Description

Clinical manifestations and radiographic findings are unreliable guides to the selection of antimicrobial therapy for lower respiratory infections. Laboratory evaluation is necessary to identify the etiologic agent. Multiple oral antibiotics are available for outpatient treatment of bronchitis or pneumonia suspected to be of bacterial origin.

Subject

Humans; Anti-Bacterial Agents/*therapeutic use; Bacterial Infections/drug therapy; Pneumonia/*diagnosis/*drug therapy; Legionnaires' Disease/diagnosis; Pneumonia; Mycoplasma/diagnosis

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

73S–77S, 80S

Issue

5

Volume

44

Citation

Tan J S; File T M Jr; Thomson R B Jr, “Ambulatory management of lower respiratory tract infections.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed October 1, 2022, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/5658.

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