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Research & Reviews  2,680 results

Effect of diagnosis level of certainty on adherence to antibiotics' guidelines in ED pa...
European Journal of Emergency Medicine : Official Journal... Tubiana S, Epelboin L et. al.

Jun 28th, 2022 - Clinical diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is difficult to establish with certainty. Adherence to antibiotic guidelines independently affects the prognosis of CAP patients. We aimed to determine whether guidelines' adherence was rela...

Burden of pneumococcal disease due to serotypes covered by the 13-valent and new higher...
Vaccine Huang L, Wasserman M et. al.

Jun 27th, 2022 - The addition of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCVs) to the United States (US) national immunization program led to significant reductions in incidence, mortality, and associated sequelae caused by pneumococcal disease (PD) in children and adult...

Respiratory virus testing and clinical outcomes among children hospitalized with pneumo...
Journal of Hospital Medicine; Shapiro DJ, Thurm CW et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Despite the increased availability of diagnostic tests for respiratory viruses, their clinical utility for children with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) remains uncertain. To identify patterns of respiratory virus testing across children's hosp...

Shorter versus longer durations of antibiotic treatment for patients with community-acq...
BMJ Open; Agarwal A, Gao Y et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), frequently encountered in both outpatient and inpatient settings, is the leading cause of infectious disease-related mortality. While equipoise regarding the optimal duration of antimicrobial therapy to treat CA...

Pathogenesis and Genetics of Disseminated or Refractory Coccidioidomycosis

Jun 24th, 2022 - Coccidioidomycosis (CM) is a fungal disease endemic to the southwestern United States, Northern Mexico, and parts of South America. About 150,000 CM infections are estimated to occur in the United States each year, of which 60% are thought to be a...

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Guidelines  8 results

Appropriate Use of Short-Course Antibiotics in Common Infections: Best Practice Advice ...
Annals of Internal Medicine; Lee RA, Centor RM et. al.

Apr 6th, 2021 - Antimicrobial overuse is a major health care issue that contributes to antibiotic resistance. Such overuse includes unnecessarily long durations of antibiotic therapy in patients with common bacterial infections, such as acute bronchitis with chro...

Treatment of Community-Acquired Pneumonia During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19...
Annals of Internal Medicine; Metlay JP, Waterer GW

May 8th, 2020 - Treatment of Community-Acquired Pneumonia During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic.|2020|Metlay JP,Waterer GW,|epidemiology,therapy,epidemiology,therapy,epidemiology,epidemiology,microbiology,therapy,epidemiology,

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Pneumonia in the Immunocompetent Child.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Chan SS et. al.

May 7th, 2020 - Pneumonia is one of the most common acute infections and the single greatest infectious cause of death in children worldwide. In uncomplicated, community-acquired pneumonia in immunocompetent patients, the diagnosis is clinical and imaging has no ...

Diagnosis and Treatment of Adults With Community-Acquired Pneumonia.
JAMA Olson G, Davis AM

Feb 7th, 2020 - Diagnosis and Treatment of Adults With Community-Acquired Pneumonia.|2020|Olson G,Davis AM,|drug therapy,adverse effects,therapeutic use,therapeutic use,drug therapy,drug effects,therapeutic use,

Diagnosis and Treatment of Adults with Community-acquired Pneumonia. An Official Clinic...
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; Metlay JP, Waterer GW et. al.

Oct 2nd, 2019 - Background: This document provides evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on the management of adult patients with community-acquired pneumonia.Methods: A multidisciplinary panel conducted pragmatic systematic reviews of the relevant research...

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Drugs  368 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  221 results

Pathogenesis and Genetics of Disseminated or Refractory Coccidioidomycosis

Jun 24th, 2022 - Coccidioidomycosis (CM) is a fungal disease endemic to the southwestern United States, Northern Mexico, and parts of South America. About 150,000 CM infections are estimated to occur in the United States each year, of which 60% are thought to be a...

A Multi-Center Data System and Collaborative Network in China for Severe Infection and Sepsis Children

Jun 14th, 2022 - 1.Children between 0 and 18 years old. 2.Severe pneumonia and/or sepsis.Patients were included who meet the guidline for diagnosis and treatment of community-acquired pneumonia in Children (2019) issued by the National Health Commission of the peo...

Antibiotic Prescription in Children Hospitalized for Community-acquired Pneumonia

Jun 9th, 2022 - An observational study to document the antibiotic treatment rate of children hospitalized for community acquired pneumonia at a pediatric department with longstanding practice of restrictive antibiotic prescribing. Patients will be enrolled consec...

Safety and Effectiveness of EV-Pure + WJ-Pure Treatment on Pulmonary Fibrosis Secondary to Covid-19

Jun 8th, 2022 - Multiple clinical trials are underway to explore options for treatment of pulmonary fibrosis in patients with history of COVID. Mesenchymal stem cell (MSC)-based therapies have been used worldwide for various pulmonary diseases. A recent review of...

Evaluation of a Functional Lymphocyte Test (QuantiFERON Monitor®) as a Prognostic Marker for Acute Community-acquired Pneumonia

Jun 6th, 2022 - Lower respiratory infections, or pneumonia, remain the third leading cause of death worldwide, despite progress in vaccinating at-risk populations and improved resuscitation techniques. Research shows that immune defences are weakened during sever...

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News  481 results

Omadacycline: An Oral Antibiotic for the Treatment of Bacterial Skin Infections and Pneumonia in an Era of Unmet Clinical Need
MDedge Family Medicine;

Jun 6th, 2022 - Despite advances in the management of skin and soft tissue infections and community-acquired pneumonia, challenges persist. This 2-part supplement to The Journal of Family Practice summarizes the findings of 3 phase 3 studies of omadacycline.

CDC Details Deadly Aromatherapy Outbreak

Mar 2nd, 2022 - While the lavender-scented spritz from Walmart might have seemed the furthest thing from exotic, the Burkholderia pseudomallei bacteria inside sparked a deadly melioidosis outbreak that CDC scientists highlighted as a reason to watch for unexpecte...

Early Flu Treatment of Hospital CAP Patients Improves Outcomes

Feb 17th, 2022 - Early initiation of the antiviral oseltamivir (Tamiflu) reduces the risk for death in patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) but patients have to be tested for influenza first and that is not happening often enough, a large ...

Inhaled corticosteroids for COVID-19
Aaron Holley, MD, FCCP

Feb 15th, 2022 - Since the onset of the pandemic, the role for corticosteroids (CS) as a therapy for COVID-19 has evolved. Initially, there was reluctance to use oral corticosteroids (OCS) outside of COVID-19-related sepsis or acute respiratory distress syndrome (.

Infectious disease pop quiz: Clinical challenge #13 for the ObGyn
Emily Susan Edwards, MD, MS, Patrick Duff, MD

Feb 3rd, 2022 - For a moderately ill pregnant woman, what is the most appropriate antibiotic combination for inpatient treatment of community-acquired pneumonia? Continue to the answer.

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Patient Education  3 results see all →