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==Background==
 
==Background==
*Most common cause of PNA in HIV-infected pt is Strep pneumo, NOT PCP
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*Most common cause of pneumonia in HIV-infected patient is [[Strep pneumo]] (not [[PCP]])
  
 
==Clinical Features==
 
==Clinical Features==
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{{HIV associated conditions}}
 
{{HIV associated conditions}}
  
==Diagnosis==
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==Evaluation==
**ABG
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*[[ABG]]
**Sputum cx, GS, AFB
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*Sputum culture, gram stain, AFB
**Blood cx
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*[[Blood cultures]]
**CXR
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*[[CXR]]
*Specific Infections
 
**[[Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)]]
 
**[[Tuberculosis (TB)]]
 
  
 
==Management==
 
==Management==
  
 
==Disposition==
 
==Disposition==
*Cannot use PORT score to dispo pts
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*Cannot use [[PORT score]] to disposition patients
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
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==References==
 
==References==
 
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Latest revision as of 10:00, 30 July 2016

Background

  • Most common cause of pneumonia in HIV-infected patient is Strep pneumo (not PCP)

Clinical Features

Differential Diagnosis

HIV associated conditions

Evaluation

Management

Disposition

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.