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No single sign or symptom is sufficient to rule in or rule out community-acquired pneumonia

No single sign or symptom is sufficient to rule in or rule out community-acquired pneumonia

While the history and physical examination is important, only a few key signs and symptoms significantly change the underlying likelihood of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). That is the conclusion of a study published in the July 2020 issue of Academic Emergency Medicine (AEM), a journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM).