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Higher initial levels of cardiovascular proadrenomedullin, proendothelin-1, troponin T, pro B-type natriuretic peptide, and interleukin-6 were associated with cardiovascular (CV) events in patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia
August 2019


An Australian trial randomized hospital patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) to a week of corticosteroids, de-escalation to oral antibiotics, early mobilization, and malnutrition screening and treatment. ... A bundle of interventions for
July 2019

HCAP guidelines, CPR survival, and more

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
April 2018

For moderately ill pneumonia patients, mortality was lower in the ICU than on the ward

Choosing ICU care for pneumonia patients who could instead have been admitted to medical wards appeared to reduce mortality without increasing costs, a new study found. ... The researchers conducted a retrospective cohort study of more than 1 million
September 2015


16.4% for pneumonia). However, after adjustment, that was reversed; patients with Medicare Advantage had higher readmission rates (17.2% vs. ... 16.0% for pneumonia; difference, 0.5 percentage point [95% CI, 0.4 to 0.6]).
June 2019

Corticosteroids for CAP, weekend effect, and more

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly. 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
December 2017


Researchers also evaluated individual index hospitalizations for heart failure, myocardial infarction, and pneumonia. ... In addition, index hospitalization for heart failure, myocardial infarction, and pneumonia showed similar patterns to all-cause
July 2019

MKSAP quiz on antibiotics

Most causes of health care-associated pneumonia, including ventilator-associated pneumonia, require only approximately 8-day antibiotic courses. ... However, infectious pneumonias very rarely recur after response to treatment, and three episodes of
May 2011

MKSAP quiz on acute kidney injury

He was hospitalized for pneumonia 2 days ago and is improving on levofloxacin therapy.
October 2013

In the News

HCAP guidelines, PCI and STEMI, and more. Physicians are aware of and even agree with guidelines for antibiotic treatment of health care-associated pneumonia but don't always follow them, a ... Guidelines for treatment of health care-associated pneumonia
May 2010

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