Revista médica de Chile
versão impressa ISSN 0034-9887
SOCIEDAD CHILENA DE ENFERMEDADES RESPIRATORIAS e SOCIEDAD CHILENA DE INFECTOLOGIA. Summary of the Consensus for management of community acquired pneumonia in adults. Rev. méd. Chile [online]. 2005, vol.133, n.8, pp. 953-967. ISSN 0034-9887. doi: 10.4067/S0034-98872005000800013.
This is an update of the Consensus for treatment of community acquired pneumonia in adults, prepared by the Chilean Society of Respiratory Diseases and the Chilean Society of Infectious Diseases. These norms were prepared by thirty specialists in respiratory diseases, internal medicine, infectious diseases, microbiology, intensive medicine and radiology. The purpose of the document is to norm the management of immunocompetent adults with community acquired pneumonia, by the public and private health systems of our country. The complete document will be published in June, in the respective journals of the Societies of Respiratory and Infectious Diseases. This is a summary to obtain a better diffusion of these norms among internists and general practitioners
Palavras-chave : Bacterial vaccines; Pneumonia; Respiratory tract infections.