Respiratory infections

Bronchiolitis

Community acquired pneumonia in neonates (less than one month of age)

Community acquired pneumonia in infants and children (more than one month of age) who are able to tolerate oral therapy

Community acquired pneumonia in infants and children (more than one month of age) who are unable to tolerate oral therapy

Empyema

Severe community acquired pneumonia (infants and children less than 5 years old) (PICU)

Severe community acquired pneumonia (children older than 5 years of age (PICU)

Life-threatening pneumonia - Less than 5 years old (PICU/High dependency unit care required)

Life-threatening pneumonia - More than 5 years old (PICU/High dependency unit care required)

Nosocomial/ventilator associated pneumonia (PICU)

Pertussis/ Whooping cough (PICU and Non PICU)

Tracheitis/ Epiglottitis

Croup

Cystic fibrosis (CF)

Non CF bronchiectasis

Tuberculosis

For advice on the management of tuberculosis, contact the QCH Infection Management Consultant team.

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Respiratory Syncitial virus (RSV) prophylaxis