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Community Acquired Pneumonia - CAP (2 mo - 18 years)
Editors: Dan Imler, MD
Inclusion Criteria  (Any one criteria present)
  • Clinical concern for pneumonia
Exclusion Criteria
  • Recent admission to a hospital or care facility
  • Immunosuppressed, cancer
  • History of, or risk for, aspiration pneumonia
  • Chronic lung disease other than asthma (CF, Bronchopulmonary dysplasia, etc.)
  • Severe neuromuscular disorders (Muscular dystorphy, Spinal muscular atrophy, etc.)
  • Tracheostomy present or ventilator dependent
  • History of recent thoracic surgery or procedures
  • Risk factors for TB or exotic pathogens (i.e. zoonotic)

Consider pediatric or pulmonary consult

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