Search results for "Pneumonia"

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Clinicians and the care of sexual minorities

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.
May 2008

Recent Research

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.
September 2014

Journal watch: Recent studies of note

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.
January 2011

Procalcitonin can help differentiate bacterial from viral CAP, but no specific cutoff found

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
April 2017

No mortality benefit with corticosteroids for CAP, but reductions in ARDS and length of stay

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
October 2015

Taking stock of the readmission penalties

heart failure, and pneumonia—while higher performers apparently felt less urgency to improve.
April 2017

Update in hospital medicine highlights sepsis, community-acquired pneumonia

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.
July 2008

Update issued on VAP prevention strategies

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).
July 2014

Recognizing acute respiratory failure

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
July 2011

SGLT2 inhibitors get new warning, rosiglitazone gets off REMS

The most common side effects of elotuzumab were fatigue, diarrhea, fever, constipation, cough, peripheral neuropathy, nasopharyngitis, upper respiratory tract infection, decreased appetite, and pneumonia.
February 2016

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