Differentiaiting respiratory infection as Nurse Practitioner
Upper and lower respiratory tract infections are frequently seen in primary care and are commonly caused by both viruses and bacterium. Discuss the difference in presentation between patients with an upper respiratory infection from common cold viruses and those with lower respiratory tract infections from community-acquired bacteria that includes differential diagnoses you may consider. Include management principles for both viral syndromes and bacterial infections.
As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format. Use scholarly reference within last 5 yrs.