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Community-acquired pneumonia in patients admitted to National District Hospital in Bloemfontein: guideline adherence

Published in: South African Family Practice
Volume 60, issue 6, 2018 , pages: 214–215
DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2018.1475881
Author(s): Thornton FordSchool of Medicine, South Africa, Johané PotgieterSchool of Medicine, South Africa, Jana Van der WaltSchool of Medicine, South Africa, Monette Van SchalkwykSchool of Medicine, South Africa, Maresa Van LillDepartment of Family Medicine, South Africa, Gina JoubertDepartment of Biostatistics, South Africa


Background: Patients with suspected community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) are managed according to treatment guidelines. This study aimed to determine the guideline adherence of health professionals at National District Hospital (NDH), Bloemfontein.

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