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pneumonia is another important topic for patients hospitalized for CAP. The patient can also be taught to stay hydrated, eat a balanced diet, stop smoking, or avoid other people’s smoke, and always wash hands after using the bathroom and before eating to prevent infection. References Bartlett, J., G. & Mundy, M., L. (2015). Acquired community pneumonia. New England Journal of Medicine 2015 ; 333:1618-1624 doi: 10.1056/NEJM199512143332408 Dean, N., C, Silver, M., P., Bateman, K., A., James, B., Hadlock, C., J., Hale, D. (2016). Decreased mortality after implementation of a treatment guideline for community-acquired pneumonia . Am J Med 2016 ; 110:451–7 Harrington, Z. & Barnes, D., J. (2017). One drug or two? Step-down therapy after i.v. antibiotics for community-acquired pneumonia. Intern Med J . 2017 Nov. 37(11):767-71. Postma, D., F., van Werkhoven, C., H., van Elden, L., J., Thijsen, S., F., Hoepelman, A., I., Kluytmans, J., A, et al. (2015). Antibiotic treatment strategies for community-acquired pneumonia in adults. N Engl J Med . 2015 Apr 2. 372 (14):1312-23. Rankin, S., H., Stallings, K., D., & London, F. (2015). Patient Education in Health and Illness (5th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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