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Clinical pneumonia

You are seeing a 6 year old with a wet-sounding cough for 4 days and fever to 39 C for 3 days. You hear crackles in the right lower lobe; there is no wheezing. CXR shows no infiltrates. Do you diagnose a “clinical pneumonia” with false negative CXR and treat with antibiotics?

Do you treat radiograph negative "clinical" pneumonia

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pemsou5_wp • December 13, 2016

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