Antimicrobial prescribing guidance for pneumonia in children and young people
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Antimicrobial prescribing guidance for pneumonia in children and young people

Erin Dean Health writer

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Hospital-acquired pneumonia is pneumonia that has developed 48 hours or more after hospital admission and was not incubating at the time of admission. It is caused by microorganisms acquired in hospital, most commonly Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Nursing Children and Young People. 32, 1, 10-11. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.32.1.10.s9

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