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90 Prognosis With treatment, most types of bacterial pneumonia will stabilize in 36 days.
Common options include clindamycin, a combination of a beta-lactam antibiotic and metronidazole, or an aminoglycoside. 3 It often takes a few weeks before most symptoms resolve. Hospital Hospital-acquired pneumonia is acquired in a hospital 61 (specifically, pneumonia that occurs 48 hours or more after admission, which was not incubating at the time of admission 62 and as such is likely to involve hospital-acquired infections, with higher risk of multidrug-resistant pathogens.
81 Bacterial Antibiotics improve outcomes in those with bacterial pneumonia. 57 Hand hygiene and coughing into one's sleeve may also be effective preventative measures.
50 In children those with respiratory distress or oxygen saturations of less than 90 should be hospitalized. 66 inhaled Medications When influenza outbreaks occur, medications such as amantadine or rimantadine may help prevent the condition; however are associated with side effects.
40 Vaccinating children against Streptococcus pneumoniae has led to a decreased laryngitis incidence of these infections in adults, because many adults acquire infections from children. In children less than 6 months of age, exclusive breast feeding reduces both the risk and severity of disease.
94 In rare circumstances, bacteria in the lung will form a pocket of infected fluid called a lung abscess. 11 63 The asthma Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends yearly vaccination for every person 6 months and older.
80 Over-the-counter cough medicine has not been found to be effective 81 nor has the use of zinc in children. If the symptoms worsen, the pneumonia does not improve with home treatment, or complications occur, hospitalization may be required. 11 The use of corticosteroids is controversial.