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A new era of pneumonia management

pneumonia plus a high inflammatory response (e.g., elevated C-reactive protein level). ... I believe that [those with] severe pneumonia with a high level of inflammation should.”.
January 2020

Speed of sepsis care, early feeding for mild pancreatitis, and more

The presence of a pleural effusion should be investigated in all patients who have signs and symptoms of pneumonia or unexplained sepsis, according to the American Association for Thoracic Surgery. ... Community- or health care-associated pneumonia that
November 2017

MKSAP quiz on antibiotics

The patient needs to be started on empiric antibiotic treatment for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and admitted to the medical ward. ... management of community-acquired pneumonia have proposed major and minor criteria for ICU admission.
July 2013

Recent Research

hospitals. The study's main outcome measure was postoperative pneumonia. The results were published online Sept. ... However, they concluded that PPIs are associated with an increased risk of postoperative pneumonia in patients who have undergone CABG.
January 2014

Caring for cancer patients

Cancer patients are at overall higher risk than other patients for postoperative complications, such as pneumonia, said Dr.
February 2013

Journal watch: Recent studies of note

Elderly people who take antipsychotics have a higher risk of developing pneumonia than those who don't, a recent study suggested. ... During or after antipsychotic treatment, 543 people were hospitalized with pneumonia; for the analysis, 2,163 case
July 2008

Infectious diseases

pneumonia (CAP). ... Serum procalcitonin levels are neither sufficiently sensitive nor specific to distinguish bacterial from viral community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.
July 2019

Antimicrobials: New drugs, new resistance

faecium, Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumonia, Acinetobacter baumannii, Pseudomonas seruginosa and Enterobacter species—forming the acronym ESKAPE. ... Kaye said. Ceftaroline is FDA-approved for community-acquired bacterial pneumonia and
June 2011

Hospitals with more postdischarge ED visits have fewer readmissions, study finds

Treat-and-discharge ED visits occurred within 30 days in 9% of the AMI patients and 8% of the heart failure and pneumonia patients. ... There was also a statistically significant inverse correlation between postdischarge ED visit rates and readmission
March 2018

More broad-spectrum antibiotics used for nosocomial pneumonia, with no clear match to pathogens

The proportion of hospitalizations for pneumonia remained stable over time, in contrast to an increase in sepsis diagnoses, the study reported. ... Clinicians continue to be challenged by the dilemma of whether to use broad-spectrum antibiotics in the
August 2015

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