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Pneumonia, Healthcare-associated
Tomás Franquet, MD, PhD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Abbreviations

                • Healthcare-associated pneumonia (HCAP)
              • Synonyms

                • Nursing home-acquired pneumonia
              • Definitions

                • Category of nosocomial pneumonia defined in 2005 by American Thoracic Society & Infectious Diseases Society of America (ATS/IDSA)
                • Pneumonia developing in patients receiving outpatient healthcare services
                  • HCAP criteria (risk factors)
                    • Hospitalization > 2 days in preceding 90 days
                    • Resident of nursing home or long-term care facility
                    • Recipient of recent intravenous antibiotic therapy, chemotherapy, or wound care within past 30 days
                    • Long-term dialysis
                    • Exposure to family members with multiple drug-resistant pathogens

              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

                                    • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                      Selected References

                                      1. Tablan OC et al: Guidelines for preventing health-care--associated pneumonia, 2003: recommendations of CDC and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee. MMWR Recomm Rep. 53(RR-3):1-36, 2004
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                                      KEY FACTS

                                      • Terminology

                                        • Imaging

                                          • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                            • Pathology

                                              • Clinical Issues

                                                • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                  TERMINOLOGY

                                                  • Abbreviations

                                                    • Healthcare-associated pneumonia (HCAP)
                                                  • Synonyms

                                                    • Nursing home-acquired pneumonia
                                                  • Definitions

                                                    • Category of nosocomial pneumonia defined in 2005 by American Thoracic Society & Infectious Diseases Society of America (ATS/IDSA)
                                                    • Pneumonia developing in patients receiving outpatient healthcare services
                                                      • HCAP criteria (risk factors)
                                                        • Hospitalization > 2 days in preceding 90 days
                                                        • Resident of nursing home or long-term care facility
                                                        • Recipient of recent intravenous antibiotic therapy, chemotherapy, or wound care within past 30 days
                                                        • Long-term dialysis
                                                        • Exposure to family members with multiple drug-resistant pathogens

                                                  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

                                                                        • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                          Selected References

                                                                          1. Tablan OC et al: Guidelines for preventing health-care--associated pneumonia, 2003: recommendations of CDC and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee. MMWR Recomm Rep. 53(RR-3):1-36, 2004