Clinical Pathway for the Evaluation/Treatment of Children
with Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Mild Pneumonia
(Outpatient Treatment)
Moderate-Severe Pneumonia
(Inpatient Treatment)
Severe Pneumonia
(ICU Treatment)
Effusion on CXR
No
Yes
Posted: September 2012
Revised: January 2016, November 2016, November 2017, November 2019 (Reviewed), December 2019, July 2020, September 2020, October 2020
Authors: J. Gerber, MD, PhD; T. Metjian, Pharm. D; M. Siddharth, MD; D. Davis, MD, MSCE; J. Zorc, MD; T. Kaur, MD; T. Blinman, MD; X. Bateman, CRNP; E. P. Devon, MD; R. Keren, MD, MPH; L. Bell, MD; L. Utidjian, MD; K. Chiotos, MD; M. Hayes, PharmD