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British Thoracic Society guidelines for the management of community acquired pneumonia in children: update 2011

Abstract

The British Thoracic Society first published management guidelines for community acquired pneumonia in children in 2002 and covered available evidence to early 2000. These updated guidelines represent a review of new evidence since then and consensus clinical opinion where evidence was not found. This document incorporates material from the 2002 guidelines and supersedes the previous guideline document.

  • Atypical mycobacterial infection
  • empyema
  • immunodeficiency
  • paediatric physician
  • pneumonia
  • tuberculosis
  • cystic fibrosis
  • paediatric asthma
  • paediatric lung disaese
  • paediatric physician
  • respiratory infection
  • asthma guidelines
  • cystic fibrosis
  • exhaled airway markers
  • lung physiology
  • COPD mechanisms
  • asthma
  • asthma mechanisms
  • COPD exacerbations
  • cough/mechanisms/pharmacology

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