CAP in Hospitalized Patients

  • These guidelines are to be used in adult immunocompetent patients only.

  • An infectious diseases consult is recommended when dealing with complicated patients or immunocompromised patients.

  • All dosages are based on normal renal and hepatic function.

  • For renal dose adjustments, see the appropriate page in the “Antimicrobials” section.

  • IDSA/ATS Consensus Guidelines for CAP: Clin Infect Dis 2007;44:S27.

  • Capelastegui A, et al. Eur Respir J 2006;27:151-7