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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.
3 Aug 2022

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

Latest COVID-19 research looks at lung ultrasound, CVST and VTE risk, visitation policies

Recent studies offered a new method for using lung ultrasound to assess COVID-19 patients, assessed risk of central venous sinus thrombosis (CVST), and looked at a lab test to help predict venous thromboembolism (VTE) and at the effects of restricting visitors.
10 Aug 2022

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

Pneumocystis pneumonia in an HIV-negative patient

A patient with primary hyperparathyroidism, rheumatoid arthritis, and inclusion-body myositis presented with fatigue, nausea, and vomiting.
15 Jun 2022

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

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

A new era of pneumonia management

New guidelines change categorization, testing, and prescribing for pneumonia.
15 Jan 2020


Treatment, documentation, and follow-up for CAP, HCAP, HCAP, and VAP.
15 Jan 2016

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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