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A bundle of joy or trouble?

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.
December 2009

There's something in the water . . . Could it be Legionella?

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.
September 2017

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

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.
November 2014

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

New frailty risk score for hospitals developed using ICD-10 codes

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.
May 2018

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
January 2014

Empirical colistin didn't improve survival in resistant, gram-negative infections

Researchers conducted a secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial that included 406 inpatients with a bloodstream infection, pneumonia, or urosepsis caused by CRGNB.
May 2018

Fighting the battle against PTSD

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
September 2008

Some ventilator bundle components may yield more benefit than others, study suggests

possible cases of ventilator-associated pneumonia. ... associated pneumonia (HR, 7.69; P=0.02).
July 2016

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