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Antibiotics with extended anaerobic coverage didn't improve outcomes in aspiration pneumonia

Patients with aspiration pneumonia who received extended anaerobic coverage had no reduction in mortality risk and a significantly higher risk of Clostridioides difficile than those prescribed limited anaerobic coverage.
28 Feb 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

Cases from the Medical College of Wisconsin

A mycotic aneurysm, retroperitoneal hematoma, and more.
28 Feb 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

Intermediate care unit helped surgical, COVID-19 patients

An intermediate care unit with a maximum census of six created over 1,000 available ICU bed-days over 12 months.
14 Feb 2024

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

February 28, 2024

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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

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

Latest research looks at clots, drug therapies, and pneumonia guidance

Studies offered further support for anticoagulation in patients with COVID-19 but showed no benefit from hydroxychloroquine or lopinavir-ritonavir. The authors of recent pneumonia guidelines explained how the recommendations apply to COVID-19 patients.
13 May 2020

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