Mortality from severe pneumonia may be significantly reduced with corticosteroids.
A gas-capillary column ion mobility spectrometer may be a feasible and noninvasive tool for clinicians to diagnose respiratory tract infections in hospitalized patients.
Non-ventilator hospital-acquired pneumonia is a significant burden in US acute care hospitals and poses a risk to nonelderly, non-intensive unit patients.
Researchers from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases are working to develop a universal influenza vaccine.
AuroMedics Pharma announced a voluntary recall of 1 lot of Linezolid injection after a batch found contained mold.
Vaccination for influenza for multiple seasons is twice as effective in preventing severe influenza.
Researchers identified 4 specific symptoms that could be the basis for a pneumonia diagnosis.
A middle-aged man with no significant medical history presents to his local urgent care with flu-like symptoms but sees no improvement after starting antibiotics.
Patients with an egg allergy do not need to avoid or take special precautions when receiving the influenza vaccine.
Educational campaigns regarding the value of vaccines should integrate social psychological considerations with health communication principles.
Midturbinate swabs for influenza detection provided a more comfortable experience for patients compared with traditional nasopharyngeal swabs.
Since the start of November 2017, influenza activity has increased in the United States.
The ability of machine learning programs to diagnose medical conditions and predict outcomes is discussed in an opinion article.
A glycoprotein mutation in fertilized chicken eggs may be the cause of the limited effectiveness of the 2016-2017 flu vaccine.
About 50 employees have been fired from Essentia Health, a Duluth, Minnesota-based hospital chain, for refusing to receive the flu vaccination.
No single finding appears to reliably predict a pneumonia diagnosis in pediatric patients younger than 5 years of age.
The 2006 CHEST management algorithms for acute, subacute, and chronic cough appear to be useful in treating adults globally.
Interventions to target healthcare professional-associated influenza transmission, intervention may be necessary to prevent transmission.
Antipyretic administration for fever in young children is not associated with any significant blunting of immune response to inactivated influenza vaccination.
Text messaging may be an effective way to increase the rate of influenza vaccination.