Pneumonia

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Chest x-ray with pneumonia in right lung.
  • Usually in patient age <40 y.o.
  • Presence of any comorbid factor → refer to emergency room.

Sign & Symptoms[edit]

  • Acute dyspnea
  • Febrile
  • Auscultation: rales / crackle.

Management[edit]

  • Oxygen 3-5 L/min using cannula
  • Broadspectrum antibiotic
  • Mucolytic
  • Bedrest