Explore the latest in pneumonia, including advances in understanding the microbiology and optimal treatment of community-acquired and nosocomial infection.
This study examines the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System and PubMed databases for cases of noninfectious pneumonia acquired after FDA approval of the drug ustekinumab.
This analysis uses hospital billing databases of inpatient discharges to compare antibiotic prescribing for community-acquired pneumonia by hospital type.
This double-blind, randomized clinical noninferiority trial evaluates whether placebo treatment is significantly inferior to 3 days of oral amoxicillin treatment in HIV-uninfected children aged 2 to 59 months with nonsevere fast-breathing pneumonia in a malaria-endemic region of Malawi, Africa.
This cross-sectional study investigates the association between hospital-level 30-day risk-standardized mortality rates and 30-day risk-standardized payments for acute myocardial infarction (MI), heart failure, and pneumonia among Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries.
This cohort study uses Medicare data to evaluate whether the announcement or implementation of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) was associated with an increase in either in-hospital or 30-day postdischarge mortality following hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction (AMI), heart failure (HF), or pneumonia.
This cohort study uses Medicare claims data to compare performance within and between US hospitals concerning the association of race and neighborhood income with patient outcomes after hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction (AMI), heart failure, and pneumonia.
This Teachable Moment uses the details of a case report to illustrate the need for Pneumocystis pneumonia prophylaxis in certain immunocompromised but HIV-negative patients.
A young adult with community-acquired Mycoplasma pneumonia was found to have new-onset anemia, thrombocytosis, positive direct antiglobulin testing for anti-C3, and red blood cell agglutination at 4°C and at room temperature. How would you interpret these results?
This population epidemiology study estimates county-level patterns in mortality rates from infectious diseases in the United States between 1980 and 2014.
This cross-sectional study uses a statewide database to quantify differences in the use of laboratory tests between teaching and nonteaching hospitals.
This analysis assesses the incidence of Pneumocystis pneumonia in patients with autoimmune blistering diseases receiving no routine prophylaxis.
This systematic review analyzes 23 cohort studies to assess the accuracy of individual symptoms and physical examination findings for the diagnosis of radiographic pneumonia in children.
This study assesses the association of skin cancer training and screening by primary care practitioners with dermatology referral patterns and rates of skin biopsies.
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