Pneumonia in adults - dischargeBronchopneumonia adults - discharge; Lung infection adults - discharge
You have pneumonia, which is an infection in your lungs. Now that you are going home, follow the health care provider's instructions on taking care of yourself at home. Use the information below as a reminder.
Ellison RT, Donowitz GR. Acute pneumonia. In: Bennett JE, Dolin R, Blaser MJ, eds. Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. 9th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2020:chap 67.
Mandell LA. Streptococcus pneumoniae infections. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman-Cecil Medicine. 26th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2020:chap 273.