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Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia
Jorge Alberto Carrillo-Bayona, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Abbreviations

              • Hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP)
              • HAP requiring mechanical ventilation (V-HAP)
              • Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP)
            • Synonyms

              • Nosocomial pneumonia (includes HAP and VAP)
            • Definitions

              • HAP
                • Infection acquired after at least 48 hours of hospitalization
              • VAP
                • Subcategory of HAP that occurs in patients who have been mechanically ventilated for > 48 hours

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                        • Presentation

                          • Demographics

                            • Natural History & Prognosis

                              • Treatment

                                DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                • Consider

                                  Selected References

                                  1. Koulenti D et al: Nosocomial pneumonia diagnosis revisited. Curr Opin Crit Care. 26(5):442-9, 2020
                                  2. Vallecoccia MS et al: Is ventilated hospital-acquired pneumonia a worse entity than ventilator-associated pneumonia? Eur Respir Rev. 29(157), 2020
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                                  KEY FACTS

                                  • Terminology

                                    • Imaging

                                      • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                        • Clinical Issues

                                          • Diagnostic Checklist

                                            TERMINOLOGY

                                            • Abbreviations

                                              • Hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP)
                                              • HAP requiring mechanical ventilation (V-HAP)
                                              • Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP)
                                            • Synonyms

                                              • Nosocomial pneumonia (includes HAP and VAP)
                                            • Definitions

                                              • HAP
                                                • Infection acquired after at least 48 hours of hospitalization
                                              • VAP
                                                • Subcategory of HAP that occurs in patients who have been mechanically ventilated for > 48 hours

                                            IMAGING

                                            • General Features

                                              • Radiographic Findings

                                                • CT Findings

                                                  • Imaging Recommendations

                                                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                      PATHOLOGY

                                                      • General Features

                                                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                        • Presentation

                                                          • Demographics

                                                            • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                              • Treatment

                                                                DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                • Consider

                                                                  Selected References

                                                                  1. Koulenti D et al: Nosocomial pneumonia diagnosis revisited. Curr Opin Crit Care. 26(5):442-9, 2020
                                                                  2. Vallecoccia MS et al: Is ventilated hospital-acquired pneumonia a worse entity than ventilator-associated pneumonia? Eur Respir Rev. 29(157), 2020