Search results for "Pneumonia"

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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

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

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

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

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

Journal watch: Recent studies of note

Inhaled corticosteroids can lead to hospitalization for pneumonia in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a study found. ... During follow-up (1,241,741 patient-years), approximately 14% of the cohort (23,942 patients) was
September 2007

Antibiotic duration excessive in hospitalized VA patients with CAP and HCAP

Pneumonia patients spent a median of 4 days on inpatient IV antibiotics, 1 day on inpatient oral, and 6 days on outpatient oral. ... The majority of veterans hospitalized with uncomplicated pneumonia received antibiotics for longer than guidelines
August 2016

Study identifies additional factors that predict 30-day readmissions

The study's outcomes were 30-day readmissions after hospitalization for pneumonia, heart failure, or acute myocardial infarction. ... 15. For pneumonia patients, having more difficulty with activities of daily living (ADL) was associated with higher
November 2016

Poor outcomes, inappropriate treatment more likely in CAP due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa, study finds

P. aeruginosa was found in 4% of studied Spanish patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), and of these patients who had antibiogram data available, 32% were found to have multidrug-resistant ... infections. Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) due
April 2016

Making nice

patient with pneumonia? ... Is it CAP [community-associated pneumonia]? Is it HCAP [health care-associated pneumonia]?
January 2011

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