Search results for "Pneumonia"

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MKSAP quiz on pregnancy

Chest radiograph shows a left lower lobe infiltrate. Which of the following is the most likely cause of pneumonia in this patient? ... Correct answer: E. Streptococcus pneumoniae. Streptococcus pneumoniae is the most likely cause of this patient's
October 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

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

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


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

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


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


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

Journal watch: Recent studies of note

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
September 2010

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