Are antibiotics indicated for the treatment of aspiration pneumonia?

November 21, 2014 at 8:50 am

Cleve Clin J Med 1 September 2010 V.77 N.9 p.573-576

EHAB DAOUD, MD

Department of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic

JORGE GUZMAN, MD

Department of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic

Antibiotics are indicated for primary bacterial aspiration pneumonia and secondary bacterial infection of aspiration (chemical) pneumonitis, but not for uncomplicated chemical pneumonitis.

abstract

http://www.ccjm.org/content/77/9/573.full?etoc

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Entry filed under: Antimicrobianos, Bacterias, Bacteriemias, Epidemiología, Health Care-Associated Infections, Infecciones nosocomiales, Infecciones respiratorias, Metodos diagnosticos, Sepsis. Tags: .

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