Community-acquired respiratory complications in the intensive care unit: Pneumonia and acute exacerbations of COPD

M. I. Restrepo, A. Anzueto

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Abstract

This chapter will review the two most common lower respiratory tract infections in the intensive care unit (ICU), community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD). In addition we will provide an overview of the topics including recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInfectious Diseases in Critical Care
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages435-448
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9783540344056
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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