Respiratory Infections

Respiratory Infections

Community Acquired Pneumonia

In Patient Severe/ICU

Hospital Acquired Pneumonia

  • >48 hrs hospitalization
  • No risk factors for resistance
  • >48 hrs hospitalization: severe/ICU


  • Isolation of resistant organisms


  • Risk factors for resistance including:
    • Prior antibiotics ≤3 months
    • Structural lung disease
    • Immunosuppression

Aspiration Pneumonia

Normally occurs >48 hrs post aspiration event

Acute lung injury caused by inhalation of sterile gastric contents