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Ultrashort antibiotics for pneumonia may work for patients with preserved oxygenation

In hospitalized patients with pneumonia and oxygen saturations of 95% or greater without supplemental oxygen, outcomes were similar with one to two versus five to eight days of antibiotics, leading the authors of a recent study to suggest use of oxygenation levels to identify candidates for early discontinuation.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/08/03/ultrashort-antibiotics-for-pneumonia-may-work-for-patients-with-preserved-oxygenation.htm
3 Aug 2022

Specialty groups offer guide on which lab tests are best for diagnosing infectious diseases

The Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Society for Microbiology have published a guide to help physicians determine which tests are most useful in diagnosing infectious diseases.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2013/07/24/2.htm
24 Jul 2013

Disseminated histoplasmosis with CNS involvement

A patient progressed from diarrhea and fever to status epilepticus when infection penetrated the central nervous system (CNS).
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/07/13/free/brief-case-disseminated-histoplasmosis-with-cns-involvement.htm
13 Jul 2022

Novel metric may improve measurement of antibiotic stewardship efforts

Days of antibiotic spectrum coverage may be a more accurate metric than days of therapy for evaluating programs that promote use of narrow-spectrum antibiotic agents, a study found.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/12/22/3.htm
22 Dec 2021

November 2007

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2007/11/

COVID-19 guideline update from NIH, postdischarge anticoagulation, remdesivir effects

The latest news on inpatient COVID-19 care includes some changes to the NIH guidelines for COVID-19 treatment, as well as studies showing that rivaroxaban after discharge reduced clots and remdesivir helped inpatients on no or low-flow oxygen but not those who were sicker.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/12/22/1.htm
22 Dec 2021

January 2010

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2010/01/

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.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/11/17/2.htm
17 Nov 2021

June 2009

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2009/06/

March 2017

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2017/03/

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