and $1,659 (95% CI, $731 to $2,588; P<0.001) for pneumonia. ... infarction, 84,985 pairs with heart failure, and 74,947 pairs with pneumonia.
Second, why is the patient still here? For example, if the patient was admitted for pneumonia, maybe he is still requiring oxygen and febrile, she said.
Score may predict Pneumocystis pneumonia in ICU patients with hematologic malignancies and acute respiratory failure
A score based on a multivariable risk prediction model may help predict Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) in ICU patients with hematologic malignancies and acute respiratory failure, a recent study found. ... Researchers in France examined a prospective
They reviewed Medicare claims for heart failure, acute myocardial infarction and pneumonia hospitalizations between 2007 and 2009 and found that the vast majority of patients who were readmitted were not coming ... Dr. Krumholz's JAMA study also looked
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
Routine chest radiographs aren't needed in the first month of follow-up after initial diagnosis of mild to moderately severe community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), a new study suggests. ... A CAP score equal to or greater than the pre-pneumonia score was
Legislators, payers and quality-of-care advocates across the nation are considering requiring hospitals to report ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) rates as a way to benchmark quality of care and penalize ... One-third of patients given a clinical
faecium, Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumonia, Acinetobacter baumannii, Pseudomonas seruginosa and Enterobacter species—forming the acronym ESKAPE. ... Kaye said. Ceftaroline is FDA-approved for community-acquired bacterial pneumonia and
Pneumonia is best confirmed by chest X-ray or chest computed tomography (CT). ... See the May 2011 Coding Corner column for a discussion of these types of pneumonia.).
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