How would you respond? 3. A 45-year-old male patient who is married to a woman is admitted to the hospital for community-acquired pneumonia.
Using a depletive fluid management strategy when starting the weaning process from mechanical ventilation may lower the risk of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), a study found.
Patients with hypoglycemia were more likely than normoglycemic ones to have severe pneumonia (72% vs. ... The results show that hypoglycemia is an important and underrecognized prognostic factor in pneumonia, the study authors concluded.
For distinguishing any type of bacterial community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) from viral CAP, a procalcitonin threshold of 0.1 ng/mL produced a sensitivity of 80.9% and a specificity of ... Procalcitonin values demonstrated accuracy in differentiating
Using corticosteroids to treat community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) doesn't affect mortality but may decrease risk of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and shorten length of stay, according to a new
heart failure, and pneumonia—while higher performers apparently felt less urgency to improve.
days) for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and found that duration made little difference. ... He also noted that the trial does not apply to patients with severe pneumonia.
An update was released last week on strategies to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia. ... An update was released last week on strategies to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP).
Acute respiratory failure is a common diagnosis, especially among patients admitted with heart failure, pneumonia or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. ... Acute respiratory failure is a very important and surprisingly common diagnosis, especially
The most common side effects of elotuzumab were fatigue, diarrhea, fever, constipation, cough, peripheral neuropathy, nasopharyngitis, upper respiratory tract infection, decreased appetite, and pneumonia.