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Corticosteroids may shorten hospital stay in community-acquired pneumonia

Corticosteroids for patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) reduced length of stay but had no significant effect on overall mortality and increased risk for readmission and hyperglycemia, according to a
September 2017

Statin use didn't affect length of stay or mortality from community-acquired pneumonia

The prospective study included 2,016 adult patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia at any of 5 hospitals between January 2010 and June 2012. ... This prospective study included 2,016 adult patients hospitalized with community-acquired
May 2016


Diagnostic and prognostic accuracy of clinical and laboratory parameters in community-acquired pneumonia. ... A prediction rule to identify allocation of inpatient care in community-acquired pneumonia.
January 2016

Be aware before biowarfare strikes

Tularemia does not spread from humans to humans. Patients with pulmonary tularemia may have minimal symptoms similar to those of upper respiratory infection, a dry cough, or fulminant pneumonia with unilateral ... Pneumonic plague presents as lobar
January 2020

Clinical prediction rule developed, validated for pneumonia after CABG

8.07 days, P<0.001). Researchers identified 13 independent predictors of pneumonia in the derivation group:. ... The multivariate model significantly predicted pneumonia after CABG (X. 2. =205.6; P<0.001).
January 2010

Hospital-acquired pneumonia in the elderly

Hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP), or nosocomial pneumonia, is a serious complication of hospitalized patients. ... Opinions differ as to whether the organisms involved in early versus late pneumonia are different.
October 2007

New algorithm may help guide empiric therapy for patients with any type of pneumonia

acquired pneumonia (CAP), 238 with health care-associated pneumonia (HCAP), 140 with hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP), and 55 with ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). ... The frequency of multidrug-resistant pathogens varied across pneumonia types
August 2018

Critical care

The review also found that both types of treatment may increase risk for pneumonia versus no prophylaxis but probably do not affect mortality or other important outcomes. ... In most critically ill patients, the reduction in clinically important
January 2020

Bedside lung ultrasound may help in diagnosing pneumonia

structure. Lung ultrasound performed at the bedside may be useful for diagnosing pneumonia, according to a recent study. ... Researchers performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine whether bedside lung ultrasound was an accurate method
November 2016

Connecting the causes and codes for pneumonia

Only a positive study has diagnostic value. Aspiration pneumonia (implying infection), aspiration pneumonitis (suggesting chemically induced injury and inflammation), and even aspiration bronchitis are all classified as “complex” pneumonias,
August 2016

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