HCAP in Long-Term Care Facilities

Empiric Therapy for Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia (HCAP) in the Long-Term Care Setting Most common pathogens responsible for HCAP in the LTC setting: Streptococcus pneumoniae Haemophilus influenzae Methicillin sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Antibiotic-sensitive enteric gram-negative bacilli Escherichia coli Klebsiella pneumonia Enterobacter species Proteus species Serratia marcescens Multi Drug Resistant Pathogens Pseudomonas aeruginosa Klebsiella pneumonia Acinetobacter Methicillin resistant … Continue reading