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Smoking cessation, hospital infections

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.
April 2019

Improving in-hospital handoffs

Diagnosis in one-liner. For example, a patient may have been admitted with shortness of breath, but pneumonia would be the more appropriate diagnosis on signout.“ By day three, somebody knows
April 2019

Alcohol detox: To admit or not?

Conditions that favor admission include liver disease, acute pancreatitis, congestive heart failure, heart arrhythmias, aspiration pneumonia, and uncontrolled hypertension because of the risk of stroke or heart attack, Dr.
August 2014

New risk score for in-hospital pneumonia after acute ischemic stroke

Researchers have developed a 34-point risk score to predict in-hospital pneumonia after acute ischemic stroke that appears to have better discrimination than older scores. ... They obtained independent predictors of in-hospital stroke-associated
March 2013

Treating HCAP is not a snap

Pop quiz: Do you know the guidelines for treating health care-associated pneumonia? ... Pop quiz: Do you know the guidelines for treating health care-associated pneumonia (HCAP)?
March 2010

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

Recent Research

to 11.9 days for HF, and 3.8 to 14.8 days for pneumonia. ... Hospital mean LOS was positively correlated with in-hospital RSMRs for all three conditions, with the effect greatest for pneumonia.
April 2012

PE in pregnancy, normal troponins

or pneumonia (9.8%), or a secondary diagnosis of heart failure with another principal diagnosis (65.4%). ... heart failure as principal diagnosis, 24.9% for AMI or pneumonia as principal, and 24.4% for other principal.
September 2019

Study urges cautious use of systemic corticosteroids in patients with ICU-acquired pneumonia

Researchers studied 316 consecutive patients with ICU-acquired pneumonia in an 800-bed hospital from January 2007 to January 2011. ... Researchers calculated the cumulative dosage of corticosteroids received before the onset of pneumonia, expressed as
August 2012

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