units (RVUs), a bundled system would offer one payment (x dollars for a pneumonia admission, for example) that the hospital and doctors would have to divide among themselves.
pneumophila and Streptococcus pneumoniae in cases of severe pneumonia or when Legionella is suspected. ... Dr. Sellick said he doesn't restrict Legionella testing to patients with severe pneumonia.
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).
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.
They noted that some of the codes included in the score were associated with acute conditions such as aspiration pneumonia and delirium, but others were less obviously connected to frailty.
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
Researchers conducted a secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial that included 406 inpatients with a bloodstream infection, pneumonia, or urosepsis caused by CRGNB.
A PTSD sufferer may, for example, drink heavily and contract pneumonia, thus ending up in the hospital. ... After treating the pneumonia and taking some lab tests, a physician may detect the alcohol problem and arrange for a social worker to speak to the
possible cases of ventilator-associated pneumonia. ... associated pneumonia (HR, 7.69; P=0.02).