TITLE

Re-evaluation of pneumonia requiring admission to an intensive care unit: a prospective study

AUTHOR(S)
Dahmash, N S; Chowdhury, M N
PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
Thorax;Jan1994, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66102688

 

Related Articles

  • Prognosis and risk factors of early onset pneumonia in ventilated patients with Guillain–Barré syndrome. Orlikowski, David; Sharshar, Tarek; Porcher, Raphael; Annane, Djillali; Raphael, Jean Claude; Clair, Bernard // Intensive Care Medicine;Dec2006, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p1962 

    Invasive mechanical ventilation is required in 30% of patients with Guillain–Barré syndrome (GBS) and is associated with pneumonia and increased mortality. Our objective was to determine the incidence, characteristics, outcomes, and risk factors of pneumonia in GBS patients receiving...

  • Risk factors for nosocomial bloodstream infections. Apostolopoulou, Elen; Katsaris, Georgios; Katostaras, Theophanis // British Journal of Nursing;6/26/2003, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p718 

    Studies the risk factors for nosocomial bloodstream infections (BSI). Incidence density of BSI; Length of stay in the intensive care unit; Presence of trauma at admission; Nosocomial ventilator-associated pneumonia. INSET: KEY POINTS.

  • The Halo Effect of Adherence to Guidelines Extends to Patients with Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia Requiring Admission to an Intensive Care Unit. Marrie, Thomas J. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;12/15/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 12, p1717 

    The article presents the author's viewpoint on the halo effect of adherence to guidelines that extends to patients with severe community-acquired Pneumonia (CAP) requiring admission to an intensive care unit. The Infectious Diseases Society of America issued its own guidelines. The guideline...

  • RIX-4414.  // Reactions Weekly;Oct2015, Vol. 1572 Issue 1, p182 

    The article presents case studies of two infants who developed intussusception requiring admission to the intensive care unit after rotavirus vaccine with RIX-4414.

  • Incidence, risk factors and mortality of nosocomial pneumonia in Intensive Care Units: A prospective study. Alp, Emine; Güven, Muhammet; Yıldız, Orhan; Aygen, Bilgehan; Voss, Andreas; Doganay, Mehmet // Annals of Clinical Microbiology & Antimicrobials;2004, Vol. 3, p17 

    To determine the frequency, risk factors and mortality of nosocomial pneumonia a prospective study was conducted in the intensive care units. In the study period, 2402 patients were included. The nosocomial pneumonia was defined according to the Centers for Disease Control Criteria. Overall, 163...

  • Predictive factors of intensive care unit admission in patients with haematological malignancies and pneumonia. Gruson, Didier; Vargas, Frederic; Hilbert, Gilles; Bui, Nam; Maillot, Thierry; Mayet, Thierry; Pillet, Odile; Chene, Genevieve; Gbikpi-Benissan, Georges // Intensive Care Medicine;May2004, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p965 

    Objective. To describe early signs at the onset of pneumonia occurring in the haematology ward which could be associated with a transfer to the ICU. Design. A 13-month preliminary prospective observational cohort study. Setting. Department of haematology and (32-bed) medical intensive care unit...

  • Adverse drug events resulting in admission to the intensive care unit in oncology patients: Incidence, characteristics and associated cost. Nazer, Lama H; Eljaber, Rana; Rimawi, Dalia; Hawari, Feras I // Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice;Dec2013, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p298 

    Purpose: Describe the incidence, characteristics and cost of adverse drug events that necessitate admission to the intensive care unit in oncology patients. Methods: This was a prospective observational 5-months study at a medical/surgical intensive care unit of a comprehensive teaching cancer...

  • Statins and outcomes in patients admitted to hospital with community acquired pneumonia: population based prospective cohort study. Majumdar, Sumit R.; McAlister, Finaly A.; Eurich, Dean T.; Padwal, Raj S.; Marrie, Thomas J. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/11/2006, Vol. 333 Issue 7576, p999 

    Objectives To determine whether statins reduce mortality or need for admission to intensive care in patients admitted to hospital with community acquired pneumonia; and to assess whether previously reported improvements in sepsis related outcomes were a result of the healthy user effect. Design...

  • Mortality among patients with tuberculosis requiring intensive care: a retrospective cohort study. Silva, Denise R.; Menegotto, Diego M.; Schulz, Luis F.; Gazzana, Marcelo B.; Dalcin, Paulo T. R. // BMC Infectious Diseases;2010, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p54 

    Background: To describe the characteristics of patients with tuberculosis (TB) requiring intensive care and to identify the factors that predicts in-hospital mortality in a city of a developing country with intermediate-to-high TB endemicity. Methods: We conducted a retrospective, cohort study,...

  • Multidrug-resistant pathogens in hospitalised patients coming from the community with pneumonia: a European perspective. Aliberti, Stefano; Cilloniz, Catia; Chalmers, James D.; Zanaboni, Anna Maria; Cosentini, Roberto; Tarsia, Paolo; Pesci, Alberto; Blasi, Francesco; Torres, Antoni // Thorax;Nov2013, Vol. 68 Issue 11, p997 

    Background Probabilistic scores have been recently suggested to identify pneumonia caused by multidrugresistant (MDR) bacteria. The aim of the study was to validate both Aliberti and Shorr scores in predicting MDR pneumonia, comparing them with healthcare associated pneumonia (HCAP)...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics