Hcap & Hap. Pamela Charity, MD Cathryn Caton, MD, MS. Objectives. Define pneumonia Define HAP and review the characteristics Define HCAP Diagnosing HCAP and HAP Treatment of HCAP and HAP Review treatment algorithm. Pneumonia. Fever Leukocytosis Infiltrate on CXR.
Hcap & Hap
Pamela Charity, MD
Cathryn Caton, MD, MS
Antibiotics should be initiated within 4 hours of making the diagnosis.
Am J RespirCrit Care Med Vol 171. pp 388-416, 2005