Community Acquired Pneumonia - Mark Thomas

Date Published: 
Monday, August 3, 2015
Duration: 
16:36

Doctor Mark Thomas talks about community acquired pneumonia. Mark is an Infectious Disease Physician at Auckland City Hospital and Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology at the University of Auckland. His current research is directed towards reducing excessive anti-microbial consumption in New Zealand.

Topics:

  • Causes
  • Key clinical features
  • Salient questions to ask
  • Assessment of severity
  • Clinical tools (CRB65)
  • Investigations and treatment
  • Managing mild, moderate and severe pneumonia
  • Take home messages

Resources:

Auckland Regional Health Pathways 

 

Dr Mark Thomas
Infectious Disease Physician

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