Treatment of Community-Acquired Pneumonia During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

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Metlay JP and Waterer GW. Ann Intern Med 2020.

ABSTRACT

Although pneumonia caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 is a prominent feature of COVID-19, clinicians must consider whether treatment for additional potential causes of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is appropriate. The cochairs of the recently released American Thoracic Society and Infectious Diseases Society of America Guideline for Treatment of Adults with CAP offer their interpretation of this guideline's application to the evaluation and treatment of patients with COVID-19.

PMID:32379883 | PMC:PMC7236892 | DOI:10.7326/M20-2189

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