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Infectious Diseases Society of America/American Thoracic Society Consensus Guidelines on the Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Adults
Lionel A. Mandell, Richard G. Wunderink, Antonio Anzueto, John G. Bartlett, G. Douglas Campbell, Nathan C. Dean, Scott F. Dowell, Thomas M. File, Jr. Daniel M. Musher, Michael S. Niederman, AntonioExpand
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Diagnosis and Treatment of Adults with Community-acquired Pneumonia. An Official Clinical Practice Guideline of the American Thoracic Society and Infectious Diseases Society of America
Background: This document provides evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on the management of adult patients with community-acquired pneumonia. Methods: A multidisciplinary panel conductedExpand
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Randomized clinical trial of pressure-controlled inverse ratio ventilation and extracorporeal CO2 removal for adult respiratory distress syndrome.
The impact of a new therapy that includes pressure-controlled inverse ratio ventilation followed by extracorporeal CO2 removal on the survival of patients with severe ARDS was evaluated in aExpand
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Clinical findings and demographic factors associated with ICU admission in Utah due to novel 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection.
BACKGROUND Novel 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection has significantly affected ICUs. We sought to characterize our region's clinical findings and demographic associations with ICU admission due toExpand
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Recombinant surfactant protein C-based surfactant for patients with severe direct lung injury.
RATIONALE Patients with acute lung injury have impaired function of the lung surfactant system. Prior clinical trials have shown that treatment with exogenous recombinant surfactant protein CExpand
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Oxygen may improve dyspnea and endurance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and only mild hypoxemia.
Oxygen (O2) has been reported to improve exercise tolerance in some patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) despite only mild resting hypoxemia (PaO2 greater than 60 mm Hg). ToExpand
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Decreased mortality after implementation of a treatment guideline for community-acquired pneumonia.
PURPOSE We developed a pneumonia guideline at Intermountain Health Care that included admission decision support and recommendations for antibiotic timing and selection, based on the 1993 AmericanExpand
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Accuracy of Administrative Data for Identifying Patients With Pneumonia
The goal of this study was to determine the accuracy and the impact of 5 different claims-based pneumonia definitions. Three International Classification of Diseases, Version 9, (ICD-9), and 2Expand
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Defining and predicting severe community-acquired pneumonia
  • S. Brown, N. Dean
  • Medicine
  • Current opinion in infectious diseases
  • 1 April 2010
Purpose of review Community-acquired pneumonia is a significant clinical and public health problem. Defining and predicting severe pneumonia is difficult but important. Recent findings Several newExpand
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