The SIDP Podcast
2 years ago

#33 – A Lung Time Coming: Controversies in Community Acquired Pneumonia

Join Dr. Elizabeth Covington (@ewood_1875), Dr. Brandon Dionne (@BWDionne), Dr. Jason Pogue (@jpogue1), and Dr. David Ha (@DHpharmd) as they discuss new and old antibiotic therapies for community acquired pneumonia, just how typical are atypicals, what happened to HCAP, and much more! This episode was sponsored by an unrestricted educational grant from Paratek Pharmaceuticals

Time stamps: 00:00 Intro, guest bios 03:54 Procalcitonin 10:06 Pneumococcal and legionella antigen testing 16:30 Outpatient CAP therapy 23:40 Newer agents 31:18 Inpatient CAP therapy 39:09 Atypical coverage for admitted patients 44:27 Beta-lactam combination therapy 46:58 Ceftaroline vs ceftriaxone for pneumococcal pneumonia 55:23 Steroid use in CAP

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