Pediatric community acquired pneumonia a case study presented to the faculty of the college of nursing lorma colleges city of san fernando, la union. Community-acquired pneumonia (cap) is an increasing problem among the elderly multiple factors related to ageing, such as comorbidities, nutritional status and swallowing dysfunction have been implicated in the increased incidence of cap in the older population. A more widely used classification scheme categorizes the major pneumonia as community acquired pneumonia(cap), hospital acquired (nosocomial) pneumonia (hap), pneumonia in the immune-compromised host and aspiration pneumonia i chose the case in male medical ward i for the purpose of case study and the case was left lower lobe pneumonia mr. Adult community-acquired pneumonia (acap) is the most prevalent pulmonary infectious disease that may be asymptomatic or have varying clinical presentations patients in the present case study, the predominant radiographic abnormalities observed included the patchy areas of paren. This case study exemplifies the potentially serious consequences of treatment failure following prescription of a macrolide for community-acquired bacterial pneumonia furthermore, the consequential treatment dilemmas currently faced by physicians are briefly discussed case reports in emergency medicine is a peer-reviewed, open access journal.
For other discipline-specific case studies, navigate using the left menu la, et al infectious disease society of america/american thoracic society consensus guidelines on the management of community acquired pneumonia in adults clin inf dis 200744:s27-72. Community-acquired pneumonia (cap) is a common and potentially serious illness, particularly in elderly patients and those with significant comorbidities1, 2, 3 in the united states, cap is the most frequent cause of death due to infectious disease and is the eighth leading cause of death overall4, 5 the mortality rate of patients treated on an outpatient basis is 1% the rate for those who. Community-acquired pneumonia (cap) refers to pneumonia (any of several lung diseases) contracted by a person with little contact with the healthcare system the chief difference between hospital-acquired pneumonia (hap) and cap is that patients with hap live in long-term care facilities or have recently visited a hospital.
Community-acquired pneumonia (cap) is a lower respiratory tract infection occurring in a child who has not resided in a hospital or health care facility in the preceding 14 days in a recent study, the incidence of first episode pneumonia in unimmunized children younger than five years of age was 559 per 1000 person-years ( 2 . Pneumonia case study i introduction pneumonia is an inflammation of the lung parenchyma caused by various microorganisms, including bacteria, mycobacteria, fungi, and viruses pneumonias are classified as community- acquired pneumonia (cap), hospital-acquired (nosocomial) pneumonia (hap), pneumonia in the immunocompromised host, and aspiration pneumonia. Hospital acquired pneumonia october 7, 2010 hospital acquired pneumonia hospital acquired pneumonia is currently the second most common nosocomial infection in the united states and is associated with high mortality and morbidity (seymann, 2008) this paper is a case study of a 52 year old female who was in the hospital for a scheduled gastric bypass surgery.
Community-acquired pneumonia (cap) is one of the most common infectious diseases and is an important cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Microbiology case study: young girl with community-acquired pneumonia a young girl presented to the emergency department with 6 days of cough, congestion, and intermittent fever up to 102°f respiratory viral testing, blood cultures, and a chest x-ray were ordered. Community-acquired pneumonia (cap) (working diagnosis): the presence of at least two of the diagnostic clinical cri- teria and in-hospital treatment with antibiotics for clinically suspected cap.
Supplement issue case studies of lower respiratory tract infections: community-acquired pneumonia thomas m file, jr, md, msc department of internal medicine and infectious disease section, northeastern ohio universities colleges of medicine and pharmacy. A case-control study of community-acquired acinetobacter baumannii pneumonia and melioidosis pneumonia in northeast thailand: an emerging fatal disease with unique clinical features. In developed countries, community acquired pneumonia (cap) contributes to both morbidity and mortality1 a study shows that the mortality of cap for germany was 8% excluding data from healthcare associated pneumonia1 this mortality was at the same range as other european countries1 another study show that in 2005 and 2006, the incidence of.
Case study report clinical decision support for community-acquired pneumonia december 7, 2017 presented to: presented by: richard ricciardi, phd, np director, division of practice improvement ahrq clinical decision support for community acquired pneumonia. I introduction this is a case of a 74 year old woman who was diagnosed with community acquired pneumonia pneumonia is an inflammation or infection of the lungs most commonly caused by a bacteria or virus. In developed states, community acquired pneumonia ( cap ) contributes to both morbidity and mortality1 a survey shows that the mortality of cap for germany was 8 % excepting informations from health care associated pneumonia1 this mortality was at the same scope as other european countries1 another survey show that in 2005 and 2006, the.
Arnold fw, lajoie as, brock gn, peyrani p, rello j, menéndez r, et al improving outcomes in elderly patients with community-acquired pneumonia by adhering to national guidelines: community-acquired pneumonia organization international cohort study results. Pneumonia can be difficult to detect in young children this case concerns a boy with pneumonia, who presented initially with upper respiratory tract infection subscribe for full online access and get. Here is a case study of patient suffering from a community acquired lobal pneumonia on april 13, a six-year-old male child was admitted to an msf (or doctors without borders, an international medical humanitarian organization) hospital in congo, a central african country.