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Beyond the bundle: Innovative ways to prevent VAP in the intensive care unit

The Institute of Healthcare Improvement's (IHI) guidelines for preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) are, by now, well-known. ... Randomized studies have shown up to threefold decreases in pneumonia and mortality, and decreased durations of
December 2007

Some ventilator bundle components may yield more benefit than others, study suggests

possible cases of ventilator-associated pneumonia. ... associated pneumonia (HR, 7.69; P=0.02).
July 2016

Chat on Twitter with ACP Hospitalist

The next chat, on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. Eastern, will focus on new guidelines for community-acquired pneumonia, discussed in our January cover story..

Using corticosteroids (or not)

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.
May 2019

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

Diagnosing lung infection in HIV

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.
June 2013

Treatment of trainees, admission patterns, and more

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%;
March 2019

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

Acute kidney injury, racial disparities

Researchers conducted a quasi-experimental, pre-post implementation study of the Drug Resistance in Pneumonia (DRIP) score, a previously validated prediction tool based on host risk factors. ... Compared to HCAP criteria, the DRIP score is a more
January 2020

High rates of ICU admission for pneumonia associated with lower-quality care in elderly

High rates of ICU admission among elderly patients with pneumonia were associated with lower quality of care, a new study showed. ... Rates of failure to deliver pneumonia processes of care, 30-day mortality, readmission to the hospital, and Medicare
March 2015

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