Japanese guidelines for the management of community-acquired pneumonia

Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2001;18 Suppl 1:S45-8. doi: 10.1016/s0924-8579(01)00402-2.

Abstract

Japanese guidelines for the management of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) were published in March 2000. The guidelines differentiate between mild-to-moderate and severe pneumonia. A distinction is also made between bacterial and 'atypical' pneumonia.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Community-Acquired Infections / diagnosis
  • Community-Acquired Infections / drug therapy*
  • Community-Acquired Infections / microbiology
  • Community-Acquired Infections / physiopathology
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Drug Resistance, Microbial
  • Humans
  • Japan
  • Pneumonia, Bacterial / diagnosis
  • Pneumonia, Bacterial / drug therapy*
  • Pneumonia, Bacterial / microbiology
  • Pneumonia, Bacterial / physiopathology
  • Pneumonia, Viral / diagnosis
  • Pneumonia, Viral / drug therapy*
  • Pneumonia, Viral / microbiology
  • Pneumonia, Viral / physiopathology
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic*