Pneumonia and Pulmonary Infection: Clinical Insights and Treatment Strategies

A special issue of Journal of Clinical Medicine (ISSN 2077-0383). This special issue belongs to the section "Pulmonology".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2024 | Viewed by 168

Special Issue Editor


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Guest Editor
1. Critical Care Research Center, Institut d’Investigació i Innovació Parc Taulí I3PT, ParcTaulí, 08208 Sabadell, Spain
2. CIBER of Respiratory Diseases (CIBERES), Institute of Health Carlos III, 41092 Madrid, Spain
Interests: pulmonary medicine; lung diseases; respiration disorders

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This Special Issue, entitled “Pneumonia and Pulmonary Infection: Clinical Insights and Treatment Strategies”, aims to provide comprehensive research insights and address critical challenges in the diagnosis and management of pneumonia and pulmonary infections. With a focus on clinical perspectives, this Special Issue seeks to bridge the gap between the latest research findings and their practical implications in the field of respiratory medicine.

Pneumonia and pulmonary infections remain significant causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide, necessitating an in-depth understanding of their pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment approaches.

The scope of this Special Issue encompasses a wide range of topics, including, but not limited to, the following:

  1. Epidemiology and risk factors associated with pneumonia and pulmonary infections.
  2. Advances in diagnostic methods, including molecular and imaging techniques, for accurate and timely detection.
  3. Evidence-based clinical strategies and treatment approaches for different types of pneumonia, such as community-acquired, hospital-acquired, and ventilator-associated pneumonia.
  4. Management of pulmonary infections in specific patient populations, including immunocompromised individuals and those with underlying chronic lung conditions.
  5. Antibiotic stewardship and innovative therapies to combat antibiotic-resistant infections.
  6. Prevention and infection control strategies to reduce the burden of pneumonia and pulmonary infections.

This Special Issue encourages researchers, pulmonologists, and healthcare professionals to contribute original research articles, reviews, and case studies that offer valuable clinical insights and evidence-based treatment strategies. By sharing knowledge and experience in the diagnosis and management of pneumonia and pulmonary infections, this Special Issue aims to advance patient care, optimize treatment outcomes, and contribute to global efforts in combating respiratory infections effectively.

Dr. Adrian Ceccato
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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Keywords

  • community-acquired pneumonia
  • hospital-acquired pneumonia
  • ventilator-associated pneumonia
  • bronchiectasis
  • acute exacerbation of COPD
  • respiratory infections
  • microbiologic tests
  • antimicrobials

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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