Behandlung von erwachsenen Patienten mit ambulant erworbener Pneumonie und Prävention - Update 2016

Translated title of the contribution: Management of Adult Community-acquired Pneumonia and Prevention - Update 2016

S. Ewig*, G. Höffken, W. V. Kern, G. Rohde, H. Flick, R. Krause, S. Ott, T. Bauer, M. Pletz, S. Gatermann, M. Kolditz, Klaus Dalhoff, S. Krüger, J. Lorenz, A. De Roux, B. Schaaf, T. Schaberg, H. Schütte, T. Welte

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The present guideline provides a new and updated concept of treatment and prevention of adult patients with communityacquired pneumonia. It replaces the previous guideline dating from 2009. The guidelinewasworked out and agreed on following the standards of methodology of a S3-guideline. This includes a systematic literature search and grading, a structured discussion of recommendations supported by the literature as well as the declaration and assessment of potential conflicts of interests. The guideline has a focus on specific clinical circumstances, an update on severity assessment, and includes recommendations for an individualized selection of antimicrobial treatment as well as primary and secondary prevention.

Translated title of the contributionManagement of Adult Community-acquired Pneumonia and Prevention - Update 2016
Original languageGerman
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)151-200
Number of pages50
Publication statusPublished - 01.03.2016


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