Recurrence of their symptoms after “rechallenge” was considered diagnostic of minocycline-induced eosinophilic pneumonia. ... Pearls. Minocycline is an important, albeit rare, cause of eosinophilic pneumonia and mimics an infectious pneumonia.
The retrospective cohort study included 14,710 adults hospitalized with pneumonia from July 2010 to June 2015 at 164 U.S. ... They emphasized that recent pneumonia guidelines recommend de-escalation of empiric therapy against MRSA and Pseudomonas
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
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
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
He was hospitalized for pneumonia 2 days ago and is improving on levofloxacin therapy.
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 and hyperglycemia, according to a
Which of the following may reduce the risk of ventilator-associated pneumonia in this patient? ... Maintaining patients in a semi-recumbent position has been shown to decrease VAP and the time to developing pneumonia.
obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), acute myocardial infarction, community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and gastrointestinal hemorrhage. ... Articles were included if they described a strategy to improve adherence to at least one preventive intervention to
Recent studies of note. Administering probiotics to critically ill patients appears to help lower the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), a meta-analysis found. ... A CAP score equal to or greater than the pre-pneumonia score was taken as