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well as clinical areas such as correct insulin use in glycemic control, community-acquired pneumonia, delirium, alcohol withdrawal and falls prevention. ... Thunder. In addition to the individual efforts, which have included initiatives like nurse-led
November 2008

COPD, heart failure, MI patients with marginal need for ICU had no better survival there

17. The results contrast with a recent study finding significantly better survival and similar costs among “marginal” pneumonia patients admitted to the ICU instead of the general ward, the authors noted. ... The difference between the studies might
March 2017

Documentation of medical necessity

Last month's column discussed the clinical indicators of inpatient medical necessity for patients with pneumonia and cardiac arrhythmia.
December 2012

Five days of antibiotics for CAP worked as well as physician-directed therapy

Treating community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) with only 5 days of antibiotics resulted in similar success rates as allowing physicians to determine the duration of antibiotics, a new study found. ... The study excluded ICU patients, although about 40% of
August 2016

Trial fails to find noninferiority for beta-lactam vs. beta-lactam plus macrolide in CAP

31, 2013, of 580 patients from 6 Swiss acute care hospitals who had moderately severe community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). ... There were no differences between patient groups in mortality, ICU admission, complications, length of stay, and recurrence of
October 2014

Here, there, but not everywhere

Any damage to the lungs, you're sort of predisposed to bad pneumonias,” he said. ... If they're treating a case of pneumonia and it's not responding to standard therapy, they should start thinking of fungal pneumonias like histoplasmosis and
April 2012

Guidelines released on management of empyema

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
May 2017

U.S. hospitals saw overall decline in health care-associated infections from 2011 to 2015

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.
November 2018

Dysphagia screening can help predict pneumonia risk after stroke

The researchers used logistic regression models to determine the association between screening status and pneumonia rate. ... Heightened vigilance in those who fail screening could help with identifying and treating pneumonia, the authors said.
October 2010

New tetracycline noninferior to standard-of-care antibiotics for two common infections

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).
February 2019

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