Community-acquired pneumonia and other acute infections can cause or exacerbate cardiovascular complications.
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.
Adults with community-acquired pneumonia that is visualized on CT scan but not on concurrent chest radiograph have similar pathogens, disease severity, and outcomes as patients who had pneumonia confirmed via chest radiograph.
Researchers retrospectively analyzed data from patients hospitalized with pneumococcal community-acquired pneumonia to determine risk factors for pneumococcal bacteremia.
Researchers assessed the timing of azithromycin administration for pediatric community-acquired pneumonia to determine its effectiveness in the setting of macrolide resistance.
Researchers investigated the prognostic and pathogenetic effect of angiopoietins in regulating pulmonary vascular barrier function and inflammation in bacterial pneumonia.
The utilization of this tool could prevent severe complications secondary to delayed pneumonia diagnosis and treatment.
This will be the first systematic review and meta-analysis on risk factors for pneumonia among neonates in India.
Patients admitted to hospitals with severe CAP who subsequently required invasive mechanical ventilation had a higher mortality risk.
Opioid use is associated with elevated risk of invasive pneumococcal disease.
The FDA has approved the use of Avycaz (ceftazidime, avibactam) to treat hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia.
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