TITLE

Community acquired pneumonia: aetiology and prognostic index evaluation

AUTHOR(S)
Karalus, N C; Cursons, R T; Leng, R A; Mahood, C B; Rothwell, R P; Hancock, B; Cepulis, S; Wawatai, M; Coleman, L
PUB. DATE
June 1991
SOURCE
Thorax;Jun1991, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p413
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66035820

 

Related Articles

  • Aetiology and Clinical Presentation of Mild Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia. Beović, B.; Bonač, B.; Keše, D.; Avšič-Županc, T.; Kreft, S.; Lesničar, G.; Gorišek-Reberšek, J.; Rezar, L.; Letonja, S. // European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases;Oct2003, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p584 

    A prospective study was initiated to analyse the bacterial aetiology and clinical picture of mild community-acquired pneumonia in Slovenia using the previously described Pneumonia Severity Index. Radiographically confirmed cases of pneumonia in patients treated with oral antibiotics in seven...

  • Microbial aetiology of community-acquired pneumonia and its relation to severity. Catia Cillóniz // Thorax;Apr2011, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p340 

    BACKGROUND: The distribution of the microbial aetiology and mortality of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) was investigated in relation to the clinical setting and severity scores (pneumonia severity index (PSI) and confusion, blood urea nitrogen, respiratory rate, blood pressure, age...

  • The Pneumonia Severity Index A Decade after the Initial Derivation and Validation. Aujesky, Drahomir; Fine, Michael J. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;12/1/2008 Supplement 3, Vol. 47, pS133 

    The prognosis of community-acquired pneumonia ranges from rapid resolution of symptoms and full recovery of functional status to the development of severe medical complications and death. The pneumonia severity index is a rigorously studied prediction rule for prognosis that objectively...

  • Trovafloxacin vs High Dose Amoxicillin in the Treatment of Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia: Results of a Multicentre, Double-Blind Study. Daniel, R. // Drugs;Dec1999 Supplement 2, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p304 

    Compares the efficacy and safety of trovafloxacin with high dose amoxicillin in the treatment of patients with community-acquired pneumonia of suspected bacterial aetiology. Patients and methods; Results.

  • Community-acquired pneumonia in children: what's new? Anne Thomson // Thorax;Oct2011, Vol. 66 Issue 10, p927 

    The community-acquired pneumonia in children guidelines have just been updated with new evidence on incidence, aetiology and management. This guidance should improve patient care.

  • The roles of the newer macrolide antibiotics in treating community-acquired pneumonia. Segreti, John // Modern Medicine;Oct94, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p30 

    Evaluates the efficacy of macrolide antibiotics clarithromycin and azithromycin in treating community-acquired pneumonia. Organisms that cause community-acquired pneumonia; Symptoms of community-acquired pneumonia; Pharmacokinetic differences; Efficacy comparisons.

  • СOMMUNITY-ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA: BIOMARKERS OF INFLAMMATION AND OMEGA-3 POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS (REVIEW) Burbello, A. T.; Gaikovaya, L. B.; Pokladova, M. V.; Komok, M. V.; Kostytsyna, M. A. // Saratov Journal of Medical Scientific Research / Saratovskii Nau;Jan-Mar2014 Supplement, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p173 

    Based on the published data the role of inflammation in development of pneumonia has been discussed. The role of inflammatory mediators and laboratory markers for diagnostics of community acquired pneumonia is evaluated, as well as prognostic role of different biomarkers of inflammation,...

  • Improving Outcomes of Elderly Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia. Gutiérrez, Félix; Masiá, Mar // Drugs & Aging;2008, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p585 

    Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in elderly patients. Therefore, efforts to optimize the healthcare process for patients with CAP are warranted. An organized approach to management is likely to improve clinical results. Assessing the severity of CAP...

  • Radiological, general and microbiological investigations.  // Thorax;Dec2001 Supplement 4, Vol. 56, piv21 

    The article reports on radiological, general and microbiological investigations of community acquired pneumonia (CAP). In a comparative study of cases of legionella pneumonia, pneumococcal pneumonia, mycoplasma pneumonia and psittacosis no unique radiological pattern was found although some...

  • Aetiology and epidemiology.  // Thorax;May2002 Supplement 1, Vol. 57, pi6 

    The article discusses about the aetiology and epidemiology of community acquired pneumonia (CAP). studies of the aetiology of CAP are complicated by the low yield of blood culture,the difficulty in obtaining adequate sputum specimens,and the reluctance to perform lung aspiration and...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics