Managing CAP: an evidence-based algorithm.J Fam Pract. 2007 Sep; 56(9):722-6.JF
The 2007 guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America/American Thoracic Society are a blend of level-of-evidence strength and consensus opinion--a unified, evidence-based document. These new recommendations address prior discrepancies between the 2 specialties. We developed a CAP treatment algorithm based on the new advisory.