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Community-acquired pneumonia requiring hospitalization among U.S. children.
TLDR
The burden of hospitalization for children with community-acquired pneumonia was highest among the very young, with respiratory viruses the most commonly detected causes of pneumonia.
Community-Acquired Pneumonia Requiring Hospitalization among U.S. Adults.
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The incidence of community-acquired pneumonia requiring hospitalization was highest among the oldest adults and despite current diagnostic tests, no pathogen was detected in the majority of patients.
Symptom Duration and Risk Factors for Delayed Return to Usual Health Among Outpatients with COVID-19 in a Multistate Health Care Systems Network — United States, March–June 2020
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It is indicated that COVID-19 can result in prolonged illness even among persons with milder outpatient illness, including young adults, and effective public health messaging targeting these groups is warranted.
Balanced Crystalloids versus Saline in Critically Ill Adults
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The use of balanced crystalloids for intravenous fluid administration resulted in a lower rate of the composite outcome of death from any cause, new renal‐replacement therapy, or persistent renal dysfunction than the use of saline among critically ill adults.
Validation of cell-cycle arrest biomarkers for acute kidney injury using clinical adjudication.
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A clinical test for urinary [TIMP-2]·[IGFBP7] at a high-sensitivity cutoff greater than 0.3 for AKI risk stratification in a diverse population of critically ill patients is validated.
Serial Procalcitonin Predicts Mortality in Severe Sepsis Patients: Results From the Multicenter Procalcitonin MOnitoring SEpsis (MOSES) Study
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Results of this large, prospective multicenter U.S. study indicate that inability to decrease procalcitonin by more than 80% is a significant independent predictor of mortality and may aid in sepsis care.
Balanced Crystalloids versus Saline in Noncritically Ill Adults
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Among noncritically ill adults treated with intravenous fluids in the emergency department, there was no difference in hospital‐free days between treatment with balanced crystalloids and treatment with saline.
The burden of acute heart failure on U.S. emergency departments.
TLDR
A very high proportion of ED patients with AHF are admitted nationally, with significant variation in disposition and procedural decisions based on region of the country and type of insurance, even after adjusting for potential confounding.
Effectiveness of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Vaccines Against COVID-19 Among Hospitalized Adults Aged ≥65 Years - United States, January-March 2021.
TLDR
An evaluation under real-world conditions suggests that vaccination provided protection against COVID-19-associated hospitalization among adults aged ≥65 years, consistent with efficacy determined from clinical trials in the subgroup of adults aged ≤65 years.
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