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EVIDENCE-BASED CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES ON THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF CHOLECYSTITIS
It has been over a century since the first cholecystectomy was performed by Karl Langenbuch in 1882. Since that time, there have been an increasing number of advances in clinical research in theExpand
Community-Acquired Pneumonia 29 Philippine Practice Guidelines Group in Infectious Diseases ( PPGG-ID )-Task Force on Community-Acquired Pneumonia
Vilma M. Co, MD, PSMID Myrna T. Mendoza, MD, PSMID Ma. Lourdes A. Villa, MD, PSMID Abundio A. Balgos, MD, PCCP Joselito R. Chavez, MD, PCCP Jennifer A. Chua, MD, PSMID Manolito L. Chua, MD, PSMIDExpand
Melioidosis in the Philippines
TLDR
A lack of awareness among clinicians, a dearth of adequate laboratories, and the absence of a surveillance system for the disease are major challenges in determining the magnitude of the problem. Expand
Prediction of clinical severity and outcome of ventilator-associated pneumonia in a tertiary hospital using the VAP PIRO scoring system
TLDR
This study showed that the VAP PIRO scoring system is a good practical clinical tool that could substitute the complex and costly APACHE II in predicting severity and outcome of illness. Expand
1668. Clinical Risk Score Model for Predicting Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamase (ESBL)-Positive Urinary Tract Infection among Hospitalized Filipino Patients: a Retrospective Single-Center Study
Infections caused by Extended-Spectrum B-lactamases (ESBL) organisms are an emerging health concern worldwide. In the background of progressive rise of antibiotic resistant organisms, effortsExpand