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The occurrence, the course, and outcome of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) related to Pseudomonas aeruginosa were prospectively followed up in 51 patients treated at an intensive care unit. The characteristic feature of P. aeruginosa-induced VAP was its severe course and poor prognosis (mortality was 38%). More than half of cases were found to have(More)
This differential diagnostic study included patients with the clinical picture of lower airwave infection and bilateral lung density. The difficulty of nosological verification of the diagnosis was due to the presence of neutropenia in a patient with liver cirrhosis and hypersplenism. Results of his clinical and X-ray examination were indicative of severe(More)
This prospective study was focused on the initiation, development and outcome of nosocomial pneumonia (NP) caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in 51 patients receiving intensive therapy. The most characteristic features of this NP proved to be severe clinical course and poor prognosis (38% lethality). More than half of the cases developed bilateral lung(More)
AIM To show the role of de-escalation antibacterial therapy (ABT) in the course and outcome of nosocomial pneumonia (NP). MATERIAL AND METHODS A prospective cohort study included 398 NP patients whose clinicomicrobiological parameters and ABT schemes were analysed. In addition, bacteriological study of secretion samples from the lower airways was made.(More)
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