Material from 2003:
- 3196 Abstracts
- 374 Slide presentations
PG11 - Pneumonia epidemiology and diagnosisPostgraduate CourseChairs:
A. Torres (Barcelona, Spain), F. Blasi (Milan, Italy)Aims:
The main target of this course is to update the participants on current advances in the knowledge regarding the management of LRTI.
At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to :
• understand the correct methodological approach to the diagnosis of LRTI;
• define the role of the noninvasive and invasive techniques for microbiological diagnosis;
• understand the advantages and the limits of prophylactic strategies;
• understand the value and the limits of current therapeutic indications.