Case Study # 2

Community-acquired pneumonia


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Table of contents


Pathogenesis and pathophysiology

Clinical presentation

Differential diagnosis

Diagnostic criteria

Inpatient vs outpatient treatment

PSI scale

CURB 65 scale


Case study introduction: Kathy Peters

History of present illness

Review of systems

Physical exam

Diagnosis and treatment



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