848. WHO clinical indicators of lower respiratory tract disease / WHO definition of tachypnea, age-stratified / Complications of bacterial pneumonia / Features of viral pneumonia vs. bacterial

February 4th, 2009
by reuben in pneumonia

848. WHO clinical indicators of lower respiratory tract disease / WHO definition of tachypnea, age-stratified / Complications of bacterial pneumonia / Features of viral pneumonia vs. bacterial

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  1. Legionella legionellosis legionnaire’s disease:

    >high body temperature
    absence of sputum
    hyponatremia
    elevated LDH
    elevated CRP
    low platelets

    > use respiratory fluoroquinolone

    > Report to DOH

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