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Dapsone-induced methemoglobinemia and hemolytic anemia

A patient being treated for lupus with cutaneous manifestations presented with gradual shortness of breath of about a month's duration.
12 Jun 2024

Guideline addresses viral testing in patients with community-acquired pneumonia

The new American Thoracic Society guideline opposes routine use of nucleic acid-based testing for noninfluenza viral pathogens in outpatients with community-acquired pneumonia but identifies some uses for the tests in inpatients.
12 May 2021

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

Probiotic didn't reduce pneumonia in ventilated ICU patients, study finds

ICU patients from three countries were randomized to either enteral Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG or placebo twice daily for a median of nine days and developed ventilator-associated pneumonia at similar rates.
29 Sep 2021

Antibiotic OKed for pneumonia, bloodstream, skin infections

In addition to approving ceftobiprole medocaril sodium for three different types of infection, the FDA authorized the first generic version of fidaxomicin, among other actions.
10 Apr 2024

Nearly half of inpatients with pneumonia or urinary tract infection were overprescribed antibiotics after discharge

The most common types of antibiotic overuse after discharge included excess duration for pneumonia and unnecessary treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria, a retrospective cohort study found.
23 Sep 2020

Take a bite out of HAP

Brushing teeth reduces hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) risk, and changes are needed to make this simple practice happen more regularly in the hospital.
6 Mar 2024

Latest studies look at pneumonia scores and stroke rates in inpatients with COVID-19

The PSI and CURB-65 work in patients with pneumonia from SARS-CoV-2, one study found, while another estimated stroke rates in COVID-19 inpatients. Research on breakthrough infections showed that full vaccination provided more protection than previous infection, among other findings.
10 Nov 2021

New antibiotic approved for hospital-acquired pneumonia

The FDA approved sulbactam and durlobactam for injection to treat hospital-acquired or ventilator-associated pneumonia caused by susceptible strains of Acinetobacter baumannii-calcoaceticus complex, among other recent actions.
5 Jul 2023

Empiric antibiotics for pneumonia often not de-escalated after negative cultures

Rates of antimicrobial de-escalation immediately following negative cultures for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas varied widely across hospitals, ranging from 2% to 35%, with larger teaching hospitals having the highest rates of de-escalation.
11 Mar 2020

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