ISBN-13: 978-3319220611

Clinical Management of Bacterial Pneumonia 1st ed. 2015 Edition

by Antoni Torres (Author),‎ Catia Cillóniz (Author)

This concise, clinically focused handbook offers a complete overview of bacterial pneumonia and reviews the latest guidelines, treatment options, clinical trials, and management of this disease. The easily accessible text offers infectious disease specialists and other health care workers with an excellent quick reference tool, with full color tables and figures enhancing the text further. Pneumonia is a debilitating disease, and can also be a very serious complication of pre-existing lung conditions. Combined with influenza (a predisposing factor) it is the eighth leading cause of death in the United States, such there is a need for physicians to prevent pneumonia by vaccination and hygiene methods, as well as recognizing and treating early.