What is included in supportive care for viral pneumonia?

Updated: Mar 24, 2021
  • Author: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP; Chief Editor: John J Oppenheimer, MD  more...
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Answer

All patients with viral pneumonia must receive supportive care with the following:

  • Oxygen

  • Rest

  • Antipyretics

  • Analgesics

  • Nutrition

  • Close observation

  • Intravenous fluids

  • Mechanical ventilation


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