Combination β-lactam, Macrolide Pneumonia Therapy in Children Not More Effective
Judicious antibiotic selection is critical to slowing the progression of antimicrobial resistance, and excessive use of macrolides has been an important target.
The objective of the study was to evaluate initial serologic responses to the 13-valent protein-conjugated and the 23-valent polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccine.
The absolute risk for aspiration pneumonia attributable to antipsychotic exposure is much greater in older rather than younger adults.
Pleural fluid lactic dehydrogenase and glucose are useful parameters in determining the severity of pediatric CAP.