respectively). Overall, researchers calculated an annual reduction in pneumonia hospitalizations of 168,000 per year. ... indirect benefits observed in this study and reduce adult pneumonia hospitalizations further, the authors concluded.
In a patient with pneumonia and new-onset atrial fibrillation, a heart rate of 140 would likely be due to the arrhythmia. ... Examples would be “sepsis due to UTI” or “pneumonia causing sepsis.” Previously, the connection between sepsis and the
Inpatients with COPD exacerbations have better outcomes with noninvasive than invasive mechanical ventilation
hospital-acquired pneumonia (OR, 0.53; 95% CI, 0.44 to 0.64). ... NIV and hospital-acquired pneumonia—”one of the pathways through which NIV is thought to lower mortality,” they wrote.
The percentages of patients with pneumonia, gastrointestinal infection (including and mostly comprising C. ... Pneumonia, gastrointestinal infections, and surgical-site infections were the most common health care-associated infections.
infection compared with $45,814 for CLABSI and $40,144 for ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), for example.
Omadacycline, a new-generation tetracycline, was approved in 2018 by the FDA to treat adults with acute bacterial skin and skin-structure infections and community-acquired bacterial pneumonia. ... ABSSI) and community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP).
The primary outcome was 30-day mortality, and secondary outcomes were a composite of mortality or other medical complications (myocardial infarction, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and pneumonia).
Depletive fluid management strategy may lower risk of ventilator-associated complications, pneumonia
Using a depletive fluid management strategy when starting the weaning process from mechanical ventilation may lower the risk of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), a study found.
Early antibiotics, combination therapy associated with improved ICU survival in severe pneumococcal CAP
Early antibiotic administration and use of combination therapy have increased over time in severe pneumococcal community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and are associated with better outcomes, according to a new study. ... However, they concluded that in
It started with a single uninsured patient. The middle-aged man—a long-haul trucker by trade—was admitted to the hospital with pneumonia and comorbid hypothyroidism, sleep apnea and depression.