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Non-hospital pneumonia in children: problems of diagnostics at the out-patient stage

SOVREMENNAYA PEDIATRIYA.2019.1(97):113-116; doi 10.15574/SP.2019.97.113

Mokiya-Serbina S. A., Zabolotnya N. I., Gordeeva A. A.
Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Krivoy Rog
CE «Krivoy Rog City Clinical Hospital No.8» DRC», Ukraine

Diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia in outpatient practice continues to be a difficult task. To date, doctors have to deal with both hyper- and under-diagnostics, late hospitalization of children. The authors highlight the main criteria for pneumonia in Ukraine and other countries of the world and, propose a unification of the criteria for effective disease registration, possibilities of using world-wide diagnostic and treatment methods.

Key words: diagnostics, community-acquired pneumonia, outpatient practice.


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Article received: Oct 17, 2018. Accepted for publication: Jan 30, 2019.