n Medical Chronicle - Capping pneumonia in children - clinical - respiratory

Volume 2018 Number 5
  • ISSN : 2617-9385



CAP is defined as a clinical diagnosis of pneumonia caused by a community-acquired infection in a previously healthy child. Clinical assessment can be challenging.Symptoms vary with age and can be non-specific in young children, and aetiology is often unknown at presentation. The BMJ recently published an update on on CAP management in otherwise healthy children outside the neonatal period and summarises recommendations from the British Thoracic Society guidelines for UK practice.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error