ISSN 0718-0918
Vol 14, N° 1, Abril 2017
 

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NEUMONIA ADQUIRIDA EN LA COMUNIDAD

Dra. Mirta Acuña Avila
Departamento de Pediatría y Cirugía Infantil Norte, Hospital Roberto del Río, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile

Abstract

Abstract

Community acquired pneumonia occurs in previously healthy children and its ethnology is viral. Bacterial ethnology are S. agalactiaein neonates and S. pneumoniaein the olders. Is the main cause of death in children under 5 years of age. Diagnosis is made base on clinical features and chest X ray. Treatment depends on the etiology and antibiotics, preference oral amoxicilin or iv ampiciline, are indicated when a bacterial ethnology is suspected.

Key words: Community acquired pneumonia, children.

 

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