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Research & Reviews  1,542 results

Endotracheal tube microbiome in hospitalized patients defined largely by hospital envir...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12931-022-02086-7 10.1097/QCO.0000000000000255 10.1016/j.resinv.2018.08.003 10.1016/S2213-2600(14)70028-1 10.1146/annurev-physiol-021115-105238 10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.31 10.1016/j.ijmm.2010.02.005 10.2217/fmb-2016-0040 10.1016/j.jcma.2017.07.012 10.1099/jmm.0.000032 10.1371/journal.pone.0189621 10.1016/j.mpaic.2018.11.004 10.1371/journal.pone.0038401 10.1186/2049-2618-2-29 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00494 10.1093/bioinformatics/btu170 10.1128/AEM.01541-09 10.1038/ismej.2011.139 10.1038/163688a0 10.1371/journal.pone.0061217 10.1099/mic.0.081992-0 10.1128/JB.187.8.2870-2880.2005 10.1111/j.1600-0463.2007.apm_630.x 10.1164/rccm.200405-644ST 10.1007/s11739-019-02208-y 10.1586/ers.13.24 10.1038/ismej.2015.99 10.1007/s12602-017-9267-9 10.1128/JB.00542-10 10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.02.020 10.1016/j.jcrc.2016.07.019 10.1038/srep36507 10.1038/ismej.2017.119 10.1371/journal.pone.0264443 10.1128/mSphere.00191-21 10.2147/DDDT.S87634 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01413 10.1186/s12931-018-0950-5 10.1016/j.ebiom.2020.102995 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.08.007 10.1016/j.jinf.2008.04.001 10.3389/fpubh.2019.00001 10.1007/s12028-018-0568-y 10.1007/s11910-019-0987-y 10.1128/JCM.01963-06 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2017.09.029 10.1073/pnas.2010217118 10.3389/fmicb.2021.687513 10.1016/j.humic.2020.100073 10.1093/cid/ciaa203 10.1016/j.jinf.2020.06.047 10.1016/j.celrep.2019.05.105 10.1242/dmm.034314 10.1016/j.cytogfr.2020.05.003
Respiratory Research; Cifuentes EA, Sierra MA et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Studies of the respiratory tract microbiome primarily focus on airway and lung microbial diversity, but it is still unclear how these microbial communities may be affected by intubation and long periods in intensive care units (ICU), an aspect tha...

Healthcare-Acquired Infection Surveillance in Neurosurgery Patients, Incidence and Micr...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19127544
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Rafa E, Kołpa M et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Patients in neurosurgical units are particularly susceptible to healthcare-associated infections (HAI) due to invasive interventions in the central nervous system. The study was conducted between 2014 and 2019 in neurosurgery units in Poland. The ...

Status of Hospital Infection Prevention Practices in Thailand in the Era of COVID-19: R...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2022.06.011
American Journal of Infection Control; Thaprawat P, Greene MT et. al.

Jun 20th, 2022 - . A 2014 study assessed infection prevention (IP) practices in Thai hospitals for catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI), central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI), and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). This study co...

Nosocomial Pneumonia in the Mechanically Ventilated Patient.
https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0042-1749448
Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; Fanning J, Panigada M et. al.

Jun 18th, 2022 - Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is a common complication occurring in critically ill patients who are mechanically ventilated and is the leading cause of nosocomial infection-related death. Etiologic agents for VAP widely differ based on the...

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Guidelines  6 results

International ERS/ESICM/ESCMID/ALAT guidelines for the management of hospital-acquired ...
https://doi.org/10.1183/13993003.00582-2017
The European Respiratory Journal; Torres A, Niederman MS et. al.

Sep 12th, 2017 - The most recent European guidelines and task force reports on hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) were published almost 10 years ago. Since then, further randomised clinical trials of HAP and VAP have been c...

Management of Adults With Hospital-acquired and Ventilator-associated Pneumonia: 2016 C...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4981759
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Kalil AC, Metersky ML et. al.

Jul 16th, 2016 - It is important to realize that guidelines cannot always account for individual variation among patients. They are not intended to supplant physician judgment with respect to particular patients or special clinical situations. IDSA considers adher...

Preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia: An executive summary of the Association for...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2010.08.004
American Journal of Infection Control; Rebmann T, Greene LR

Sep 28th, 2010 - This article is an executive summary of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc, Elimination Guide for ventilator-associated pneumonia. Infection preventionists are encouraged to obtain the original, full-lengt...

Preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections: An executive summary of the As...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2010.08.003
American Journal of Infection Control; Rebmann T, Greene LR

Sep 28th, 2010 - The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) began publishing their series of Elimination Guides in 2007. Since then, 9 Elimination Guides have been developed that cover a range of important infection prevention i...

American Burn Association Practice guidelines for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment ...
https://doi.org/10.1097/BCR.0b013e3181bfb68f
Journal of Burn Care & Research : Official Publication Of... Mosier MJ, Pham TN

Oct 15th, 2009 - The purpose of this guideline is to review the available published literature on ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) as it pertains to the burn patient. It provides an evidence-based recommendation for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of...

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Drugs  10 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  204 results

Efficacy and Safety of CAZ-AVI in the Treatment of Infections Due to Carbapenem-resistant G- Pathogens in Chinese Adults
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04882085

Jun 16th, 2022 - This is an open-label, randomized, multi-center, interventional, active-controlled Phase 4 study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of CAZ-AVI versus BAT in the treatment of infected participants with selected infection types (Hospital Acquired P...

Cuff Pressure Control and Evacuation of Subglottic Secretions To Prevent Pneumonia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05403320

Jun 15th, 2022 - Maintaining the endotracheal tube (ETT) cuff appropriately inflated plays a crucial role in the management of intubated patients because overinflation may cause tracheal wall damage, ulcerations and stenosis, and underinflation may results in flui...

Effect of Prone Positioning on the Severity of COVID-19 Pneumonia and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05405335

Jun 8th, 2022 - Currently, Pakistan and specifically the Hazara division is being badly hit by the fourth wave of covid 19. Patients are mostly presenting with covid pneumonia with or without other complications such as ARDS, ARF, and shock. A nationwide vaccinat...

Ceftolozane-tazobactam Versus Meropenem for ESBL and AmpC-producing Enterobacterales Bloodstream Infection
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04238390

May 19th, 2022 - Enterobacterales are common causes of bacteraemia, and may produce extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) or AmpC beta-lactamases. ESBL or AmpC producers are typically resistant to third generation cephalosporins such as ceftriaxone, but suscep...

Development of a Multimodal Index to Improve the Predictive Value of Success in Weaning From Mechanical Ventilation
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04554095

May 2nd, 2022 - Weaning from mechanical ventilation (MV) is a complex process in which patients are liberated from the ventilator. Prolongued weaning and weaning failure, defined as the need for reintubation, have different adverse effects, including prolongation...

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News  205 results

Can Gram Stains Guide Antibiotics for Pneumonia in Critical Care?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/971894

Apr 8th, 2022 - Similar outcomes in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) suggest that antibiotics selected by Gram staining were noninferior to those based on guidelines and also significantly decreased the use of broad-spectrum antibiotics in this...

Keeping a Tight Rein on Unnecessary Expenditures in Oncology Practice
https://www.onclive.com/view/keeping-a-tight-rein-on-unnecessary-expenditures-in-oncology-practice

Oct 6th, 2021 - Jay T. Bishoff, MD When Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, Utah, was preparing to spend upward of $3 million on new ventilators in its intensive care unit (ICU) 14 years ago, a few doctors decided to first see if they could improve outco...

Superinfections persist in hospitalized COVID-19 patients
https://www.mdedge.com/infectiousdisease/article/242055/invasive-fungal-infections/superinfections-persist-hospitalized

Jun 24th, 2021 - Key clinical point: More than half of hospitalized COVID-19 patients developed at least one superinfection, including 75 cases of ventilator-associated pneumonia and 57 systemic infections. Overall, bacterial infections, age, and the highest Seque.

Obesity Paradox Gets New Support
https://www.medpagetoday.com/pulmonology/pneumonia/93141

Jun 16th, 2021 - Against expectations, obese hospitalized patients were at no greater risk for ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) than those of normal weight, researchers found. Secondary analysis of data from the NUTRIREA2 trial, a randomized comparison of fee...

Early Tracheotomy Tied to Less Pneumonia, Fewer Ventilator Days, Shorter ICU Stays
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/947658

Mar 18th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Early tracheotomy placement in critically ill patients is associated with lower ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) rates, shorter durations of mechanical ventilation and fewer ICU days, but not with reduced short-ter...

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