Brad Sharpe

All articles by Brad Sharpe

Typical Bacterial Pneumonia

Typical Bacterial Community-Acquired Pneumonia I. What every physician needs to know. Typical bacterial community-acquired pneumonia (often referred to as CAP) is a common cause of morbidity and mortality in the hospital. Patients with CAP typically present with fever, cough, and shortness of breath; however, in the geriatric population,the clinical presentation can just be altered mental…

Next post in Hospital Medicine