Do We Know When, What and For How Long to Treat?: Antibiotic Therapy for Pediatric Community-acquired Pneumonia
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 06/01/2012
Esposito S et al. – Community–acquired pneumonia (CAP) is a common cause of morbidity among children in developed countries and accounts for an incidence of 10–40 cases per 1000 children in the first 5 years of life. Given the clinical, social and economic importance of CAP, there is general agreement that prompt and adequate therapy is essential to reduce the impact of the disease.