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.
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
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.
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
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)?
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
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
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.
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.
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