Difference between revisions of "HIV pulmonary complications"

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*Specific Infections

Revision as of 00:31, 15 July 2016

Background

  • Most common cause of pneumonia in HIV-infected patient is Strep pneumo, NOT PCP

Clinical Features

Differential Diagnosis

HIV associated conditions

Diagnosis

Management

Disposition

  • Cannot use PORT score to dispo patients

See Also

External Links

References

  1. Gutteridge, David L MD, MPH, Egan, Daniel J. MD. The HIV-Infected Adult Patient in The Emergency Department: The Changing Landscape of the Disease. Emergency Medicine Practice: An Evidence-Based Approach to Emergency Medicine. Vol 18, Num 2. Feb 2016.