Clinical Management of Bacterial Pneumonia

  • Antoni Torres
  • Catia Cillóniz

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XI
  2. Antoni Torres, Catia Cillóniz
    Pages 1-5
  3. Antoni Torres, Catia Cillóniz
    Pages 7-28
  4. Antoni Torres, Catia Cillóniz
    Pages 29-37
  5. Antoni Torres, Catia Cillóniz
    Pages 39-56
  6. Antoni Torres, Catia Cillóniz
    Pages 57-73
  7. Antoni Torres, Catia Cillóniz
    Pages 75-98

About this book


This concise, clinically focused handbook offers a complete overview of bacterial pneumonia and reviews the latest guidelines, treatment options, clinical trials, and management of this disease. The easily accessible text offers infectious disease specialists and other health care workers with an excellent quick reference tool, with full color tables and figures enhancing the text further. Pneumonia is a debilitating disease, and can also be a very serious complication of pre-existing lung conditions. Combined with influenza (a predisposing factor) it is the eighth leading cause of death in the United States, such there is a need for physicians to prevent pneumonia by vaccination and hygiene methods, as well as recognizing and treating early.


Drug Resistance Infectious Diseases Microbiology Pneumonia Pulmonology

Authors and affiliations

  • Antoni Torres
    • 1
  • Catia Cillóniz
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, CIBERES. IDIBAPS, University of BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Department of Pulmonary MedicineHospital Clinic of Barcelona, CIBERES. IDIBAPSBarcelonaSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Adis, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-22061-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-22062-8
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