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Glucocorticoids prescribed to 1 in 9 ward patients with CAP, real-world data suggest

Glucocorticoids were prescribed in 11.1% of patients hospitalized on medical wards with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) between 2010 and 2020, and these patients had higher inpatient mortality, data from seven Canadian hospitals showed.
12 Jun 2024

Beta-lactam plus doxycycline associated with lower mortality in older patients with CAP

Compared to other guideline-concordant empiric therapies for patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), beta-lactam plus doxycycline was associated with lower 30-day and 90-day mortality in a Veterans Affairs cohort study.
17 Nov 2021

Inappropriate CAP diagnosis common in hospitalized adults

A prospective cohort study of 48 hospitals in Michigan found that 12% of patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) appeared to have been diagnosed incorrectly and that of these, 87.6% received a full course of antibiotics.
27 Mar 2024

ATS/IDSA release clinical practice guideline on diagnosing, treating CAP

The new American Thoracic Society (ATS) and Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) guideline updates the 2007 community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) guideline and includes significant changes, such as preferring macrolides over fluoroquinolones.
9 Oct 2019

Updated recommendations on corticosteroids in sepsis, ARDS, CAP

New guidance from the Society of Critical Care Medicine includes conditional recommendations to administer corticosteroids to patients with septic shock or acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), and a strong recommendation for severe community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).
31 Jan 2024

Corticosteroids bundled with other interventions didn't improve outcomes in CAP

An Australian trial randomized hospital patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) to a week of corticosteroids, de-escalation to oral antibiotics, early mobilization, and malnutrition screening and treatment.
17 Jul 2019

June 12, 2024

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Cardiac biomarkers may help identify high CV risk in CAP patients

Higher initial levels of cardiovascular proadrenomedullin, proendothelin-1, troponin T, pro B-type natriuretic peptide, and interleukin-6 were associated with cardiovascular (CV) events in patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).
14 Aug 2019

Guidance released for treating CAP in immunocompromised patients

The recommendations, based mainly on expert opinion, include general principles of empiric therapy and advice for specific pathogens, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and resistant gram-negative bacilli.
24 Jun 2020

April 12, 2023

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