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Bedside sitters, pneumothorax, and more

The most frequent diagnoses were symptom-based descriptions of chest pain (34%) and shortness of breath (6.5%) and condition-based diagnosis of pneumonia (4.1%).
July 2020

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

HCAP: What's the organism?

The diagnosis of pneumonia (including HCAP) is clinical and not based on cultures. ... HCAP should be classified in a “complex” pneumonia DRG having high severity, mortality, complexity, intensity, complications, and costs.
August 2014

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

Infectious diseases

and illness compatible with infection or pneumonia due to blastomycosis or coccidioidomycosis.
September 2019

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

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

MKSAP quiz on atrial fibrillation

An 82-year-old man is intubated and admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) for sepsis and hypotension from community-acquired pneumonia.
June 2015

Telehealth stewardship, addiction consults

The retrospective cohort study looked at more than 3 million fee-for-service Medicare admissions for heart failure (n=1,357,620), acute myocardial infarction (n=634,795), and pneumonia ... and illness compatible with infection or pneumonia due to
February 2020

New childhood vaccine dropped hospitalizations in elderly, too

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.
July 2013

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