virus, because bacteria could also be present and require treatment to cure the pneumonia. ... Dr. Niederman reviewed the guidelines and recommendations for antibiotic treatment of pneumonia and offered a few pearls.
The hospitalist's approach to community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is rapidly evolving to include new diagnostic tests and different drugs. ... And I ask you, how many of our hospitalized pneumonia patients do we treat with antibiotics?
and $1,659 (95% CI, $731 to $2,588; P<0.001) for pneumonia. ... myocardial infarction, 84,985 pairs with heart failure, and 74,947 pairs with pneumonia.
Sharpe said. “These patients also may present with multifocal pneumonia or parapneumonic effusions.”. ... Empiric treatment of bacterial pneumonia is the same for HIV patients as non-HIV patients, Dr.
Review the latest data on prescribing these drugs for pneumonia, sepsis, and COPD. ... Photo by Stacey Butterfield. During an update on best practices in pneumonia management, ACP Member Joanna M.
Pneumonia occurred in 16 patients (9.9%) in the control group and seven (4.1%) in the intervention group (difference, 5.8 percentage points; 95% CI, 0.2 to 11.8).
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 (VAP, 50.9%;
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
The most common organisms isolated from blood cultures were Escherichia coli (30.8%), Klebsiella pneumonia (23.2%) and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (17.6%).
Of the patients who received discordant prescriptions, 81.5% were treated according to guidelines for community-acquired pneumonia. ... Noninvasive sputum culture may be helpful in guiding treatment for patients with hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP), a