Anna Kitabjian

MSN, RN

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Mortality in Mechanically Ventilated Community-Acquired Pneumonia With or Without ARDS

Mortality in Mechanically Ventilated Community-Acquired Pneumonia With or Without ARDS

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The risk for death in patients with community-acquired pneumonia who were given mechanical ventilation does not seem to be affected by the presence of acute respiratory distress syndrome.

Inflammatory Markers in CAP Influenced by Time From Symptom Onset to Presentation

Inflammatory Markers in CAP Influenced by Time From Symptom Onset to Presentation

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Differences in serum inflammatory markers may exist between patients with community-acquired pneumonia who present within the first 48 hours of symptom onset vs those who present later.

<i>Staphylococcus aureus</i> in Patients Diagnosed With Bronchiectasis Without Cystic Fibrosis

Staphylococcus aureus in Patients Diagnosed With Bronchiectasis Without Cystic Fibrosis

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In an attempt to determine if the presence of S aureus could be used as a marker for more severe disease, investigators assessed the relationship between S aureus-positive bronchiectasis infection and pulmonary function, frequency of exacerbations, and hospital admissions.

Pulse Oximetry May Aid Pneumonia Diagnosis in Patients With Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

Pulse Oximetry May Aid Pneumonia Diagnosis in Patients With Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

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The utilization of this tool could prevent severe complications secondary to delayed pneumonia diagnosis and treatment.

Higher Mortality Rate in Severe CAP Treated With Invasive Mechanical Ventilation

Higher Mortality Rate in Severe CAP Treated With Invasive Mechanical Ventilation

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Patients admitted to hospitals with severe CAP who subsequently required invasive mechanical ventilation had a higher mortality risk.

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