May 8, 2017
This episode covers Chapter 76 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine. Have you ever seen pneumonia? Yeah.... we thought so. Now here are all the nitty-gritty details.
What are the typical associative pathogens?
Describe the typical clinical presentation/RFs/Management for each of the following
-Mycoplasma pneumoniae & Chlamydia pneumoniae
-PJP & Other Fungal Pneumsonia
List the typical etiologies of viral pneumonia.
Which patient groups should receive pneumovax?
Which pneumonias can present with cavitating lesions (abscesses) on x-ray
What is the differential for possible pneumonia visible on CXR?
Describe the analysis of pleural fluid.
-Which effusions should be sampled?
-What are Light's criteria?
What is the CURB65 score?