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Community Acquired Pneumonia

Community Acquired Pneumonia

Community Acquired Pneumonia

Sam Waddy
Sam Waddy
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 07 May 2018
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Last updated: 17 May 2018

Reference: 188822

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Description

This session discusses the definition of and spectrum of pneumonia, its presentation, likely aetiological agents, an approach to the management of community- acquired pneumonia (CAP), empiric treatment strategies, and the approach adopted for the care of the patient referred to the intensive care unit (ICU). The session also briefly discusses the complications of pneumonia and non-bacterial pneumonia.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Define pneumonia
• Describe the spectrum of pneumonia
• List the differential diagnosis of pneumonia (other than bacterial infection)
• Describe the common aetiological agents and empiric treatment
• Describe the assessment of a patient referred to ICU and the scoring systems in use for CAP
• Describe the common complications of pneumonia and their management
Sam Waddy

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Sam Waddy
on behalf of Health Education England

Sam Waddy is a consultant in intensive care and acute medicine at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth.

He is a past chairperson of the Intensive Care Society Trainee Division.

He trained in Oxford in Intensive Care and General Internal Medicine. His areas of interest are in service development both at a local and national level.

He has been on the Critical Care Workforce Reference Group (formerly the programme board for New Ways of Working in Critical Care) and in the Acute Care Competency group at the Department of Health.

His research interests are in ventilator associated pneumonia.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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