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Scores help predict pneumonia, hemorrhage risk after ischemic stroke

Two new scores can help clinicians predict the risk of pneumonia and symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage after ischemic stroke. ... Results were published online July 12 by Stroke. The in-hospital, post-stroke pneumonia rate was 7.2%.
July 2012

Pneumonia vaccine gets yes vote for immunocompromised

Uses of the pneumococcal 13-valent conjugate vaccine (Prevnar 13) should be expanded to adults with immunocompromising conditions, according to a recent vote by the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).
June 2012

Natriuretic peptides may predict outcomes in community-acquired pneumonia

Natriuretic peptides may help predict short- and long-term mortality in patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), a new study has found. ... prognostic value for short-term (i.e., 30-day) and long-term mortality was compared with that of two
December 2011

Cardiac complications are common in community-acquired pneumonia, study finds

Cardiac complications are frequently seen in patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and may increase short-term mortality, according to a new study. ... After adjustment for pneumonia severity index score at baseline, incident cardiac
January 2012

Urinary test optimizes treatment of pneumonia

The pneumococcal urinary antigen test can effectively help guide drug selection to treat community-acquired pneumonia in the hospital, according to a new study. ... Based on the results of the test, clinicians reduced the spectrum of antibiotics used in
February 2011

Recent Research

The pneumococcal urinary antigen test can effectively help guide drug selection to treat community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in the hospital, according to a recent study. ... Based on the results of the test, clinicians reduced the spectrum of antibiotics
July 2011

High inpatient occupancy levels associated with lower risk of hospital-acquired C. diff

Researchers analyzed administrative data from 2008 to 2012 among Medicare recipients with a discharge diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, or pneumonia at 327 California hospitals.
July 2018

Pneumonia guideline adherence increased mortality

A performance-improvement initiative found that compliance with guidelines may actually have increased mortality from pneumonia among intensive care patients. ... ACP Hospitalistcovered guidelines and treatment for health care-associated pneumonia in
January 2011

HCAP prescribing guidelines were not usually followed and didn't change outcomes

Guidelines on which antibiotics to prescribe for health care-associated pneumonia (HCAP) gradually changed practice but did not appear to affect mortality or length of stay, a recent study found. ... Of the patients who received discordant prescriptions,
November 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

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