Search results for "Pneumonia"

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Cost of care

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.
November 2019

Tackling patient flow during COVID-19

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.
September 2020

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
July 2018

Post-hospital syndrome

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
March 2013

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

Chest radiography not needed in first month after CAP diagnosis

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
March 2010

Ventilator-associated pneumonia rates: The wrong quality measure

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
December 2007

Antimicrobials: New drugs, new resistance

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
June 2011

Documentation of medical necessity

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.).
November 2012

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

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