News related to Amoclan (Amoxicillin / Clavulanic Acid) and/or conditions it is approved for
Small Community Hospitals Experience High Rate Of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2013.06.12]
Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is one of the most frequent healthcare-associated infections found in intensive-care units (ICUs). New research on the prevalence of VAP in community hospitals shows small hospitals (less than 30,000 patient-days/year) have a higher rate of VAP than their larger counterparts, despite less use of ventilators...
Standard Postop Care Reduces Pneumonia Risk (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery [2013.06.10]
(MedPage Today) -- The incidence of postoperative pneumonia and unplanned intubation decreased following implementation of a standardized postoperative care program, investigators reported.
Source: MedicineNet Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Specialty [2013.03.22]
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
Sedatives May Raise Pneumonia Risk
Source: MedicineNet diazepam Specialty [2012.12.06]
Title: Sedatives May Raise Pneumonia Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 12/5/2012 8:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 12/6/2012 12:00:00 AM
Pneumonia Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet sulfamethoxazole Specialty [2010.12.27]
Title: Pneumonia Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 12/2/2010 6:13:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 12/27/2010 5:42:51 PM
Alcohol abuse increases the risk of suffering from pneumonia
Source: Doctors Lounge - Chest Diseases
A decrease of the activity of the immune system in alcoholics may be responsible for an increased risk of pneumonia.
Discovery Of Mechanism That Helps Legionella To Camouflage Itself In An Organism
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2013.05.27]
The feared Legionella pneumophila bacteria is responsible for legionellosis, an infectious disease that can lead to pneumonia. In order to infect us, this pathogen has developed a complex method enabling it to camouflage itself and go unnoticed in our cells, thus avoiding these acting against the infectious bacteria...
Protein Complex Found In Breast Milk Forces Drug-Resistant 'Superbugs' Including MRSA To Respond To Antibiotics Again
Source: MRSA / Drug Resistance News From Medical News Today [2013.05.03]
A protein complex found in human breast milk can help reverse the antibiotic resistance of bacterial species that cause dangerous pneumonia and staph infections, according to new University at Buffalo research...