Guidelines for the management of community-acquired pneumonia in adults admitted to hospital. The British Thoracic Society

Br J Hosp Med. 1993 Mar;49(5):346-50.


Around 50,000 people in the UK are admitted to hospital with pneumonia, making it one of the commonest causes of admission. This article presents guidelines drawn up by the British Thoracic Society to improve the care delivered to such patients in the UK.

Publication types

  • Guideline
  • Practice Guideline
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Pneumonia / drug therapy*
  • Pneumonia / epidemiology
  • Pneumonia / microbiology
  • Societies, Medical
  • United Kingdom / epidemiology