Annual Congress Amsterdam 2011

Saturday, 24.09.2011
Sunday, 25.09.2011
Monday, 26.09.2011
Tuesday, 27.09.2011
Wednesday, 28.09.2011

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2011; 38: Suppl. 55, abstract number.


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PG9 Risk stratification and treatment of lower respiratory tract infections

Postgraduate Course
Chairs: G. Rohde (Maastricht, The Netherlands), A. Torres (Barcelona, Spain)
Aims: To present risk factors for clinical failure and describe the clinical application of the new markers of poor outcome in different lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs), such as pneumonia, exacerbations of COPD and bronchiectasis.

HERMES syllabus links: B.3.2 Lower respiratory tract infections, B.3.3 Community-acquired pneumonia, D.2.1 Blood tests and serology relevant to respiratory medicine

Type of course: Lecture and case based
New challenges in LRTIs: identifying patients at risk for failure
F. Blasi (Milan, Italy)
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Predictors of clinical failure in community-acquired pneumonia
T. Welte (Hannover, Germany)
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Risk stratification in bronchiectasis
R. Wilson (London, United Kingdom)
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Implications for the management and treatment of LRTI
M. Tamm (Basel, Switzerland)
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