Pneumonia in children: Management and complications. Pierre Goussard , Robert Gie Tygerberg Children`s Hospital and Stellenbosch University. 6 month old girl presents with cough and respiratory distress. Pneumonia is the single greatest cause of death in children worldwide .
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Pierre Goussard , Robert Gie
Tygerberg Children`s Hospital and Stellenbosch University
(1) pleural fluid LDH/plasma LDH>0.6 of
pleural >200 IU/l,
(2) pleural fluid protein/plasma protein
(3) glucose levels <60 mg/d
abutting the necrotised lung
Sawicki GS. Eur Respir J 2008:31:1285-1291
PNEUMONIA increasingly detected complication of paediatric CAPIN CHILDREN
Resistant gram neg orgs
Resistant staph aureus
Group B strep
Gram nag orgs