*  Antibiotics | Free Full-Text | Empirical Antibiotic Therapy for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
This review will discuss the current data addressing empirical antibiotic therapy and the effect on mortality in patients with ... It will also address factors that could improve the administration of empirical antibiotics and directions for future research. ... Improvements in the administration of empirical antibiotic therapy have potential to reduce the complications of VAP. ... Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is the most common infectious complication in the intensive care unit. It can increase ...
  http://mdpi.com/2079-6382/2/3/339
*  Ultrasound assessment of antibiotic-induced pulmonary reaeration in ventilator-associated pneumonia*
... and lung ultrasound in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia treated by antibiotics. ... be accurately estimated with bedside lung ultrasound in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia treated by antibiotics. ... Thirty critically ill patients studied over the first 10 days of developing ventilator-associated pneumonia. ... Antibiotic administration.. Measurements and Main Results:. Computed tomography reaeration was measured as the additional ...
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*  Optimising the duration of antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia | European Respiratory Society
Optimising the duration of antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia. J. Chastre, C. E. Luyt ... Chastre J, Wolff M, Fagon JY, et al. Comparison of 8 versus 15 days of antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia ... Optimising the duration of antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia Message Subject (Your Name) has sent you a ... Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) has traditionally been treated with a 14-21-day course of antibiotics. However, prolonged ...
  http://err.ersjournals.com/content/16/103/40
*  Anestesia Segura: Artigo recomendado: Aerosolized Antibiotics for Ventilator-associated Pneumonia - Lessons from Experimental...
Categorias: Aerosolized Antibiotics for Ventilator-associated Pneumonia, anestesia segura, anesthesia, patient safety, ... Artigo recomendado: Aerosolized Antibiotics for Ventilator-associated Pneumonia - Lessons from Experimental Studies ... studies on aerosolized antibiotics and draw lessons for clinical use in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia. ... and discoordination with the ventilator should be avoided. The appropriate dose of aerosolized antibiotic can be determined as ...
  http://www.anestesiasegura.com/2012/11/artigo-recomendado-aerosolized.html
*  Most Popular Articles : Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases
New antibiotics for ventilator-associated pneumonia. Bassetti, Matteo; Vena, Antionio; Castaldo, Nadia; More ... Antibiotic therapy of pneumonia in the obese patient: dosing and delivery. Al-Dorzi, Hasan M.; Al Harbi, Shmylan A.; Arabi, ... Aerosolized antibiotics: do they add to the treatment of pneumonia?. Kollef, Marin H.; Hamilton, Cindy W.; Montgomery, A. Bruce ... Macrolide therapy of pneumonia: is it necessary, and how does it help?. Restrepo, Marcos I.; Sole-Violan, Jordi; Martin-Loeches ...
  https://journals.lww.com/co-infectiousdiseases/pages/viewallmostpopulararticles.aspx?WT.mc_id=HPxADx20100319xMP
*  Antibiotic treatment for ventilated patients with pneumonia | Cochrane
Antibiotic treatment for ventilated patients with pneumonia. Background Ventilators are machines that breathe for patients. The ... leading to a disease called ventilator-associated pneumonia. Ventilator-associated pneumonia can cause significant harmful ... We could not evaluate the best single-antibiotic choice to treat people with ventilator-associated pneumonia because there were ... When treating people with ventilator-associated pneumonia, doctors must decide which antibiotic therapy to prescribe, usually ...
  http://www.cochrane.org/CD004267/ARI_antibiotic-treatment-ventilated-patients-pneumonia
*  Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 1998 (eBook, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
The Importance of Initial Empiric Antibiotic Selection in Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia --. Why, When, and How to Prescribe a ... The Importance of Initial Empiric Antibiotic Selection in Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia -- Why, When, and How to Prescribe a ... The Role of Cytokines in the Pathogenesis of Pneumonia --. A Central Role of Interleukin-8 in the Pathogenesis of ARDS --. ... The Role of Cytokines in the Pathogenesis of Pneumonia -- A Central Role of Interleukin-8 in the Pathogenesis of ARDS -- ...
  http://www.worldcat.org/title/yearbook-of-intensive-care-and-emergency-medicine-1998/oclc/851814293
*  Articles by Kirthana Raman, PharmD : Critical Care Medicine
Early Antibiotic Discontinuation in Patients With Clinically Suspected Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia and Negative ...
  http://journals.lww.com/ccmjournal/pages/author.aspx?firstName=Kirthana&lastName=Raman
*  Related Articles by Review for PubMed (Select 19620546) - PubMed - NCBI
Tackling empirical antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia in your ICU: guidance for implementing the guidelines ... The ventilator care bundle and its impact on ventilator-associated pneumonia: a review of the evidence. ... Does ventilator-associated event surveillance detect ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive care units? A systematic ... Implementation of a real-time compliance dashboard to help reduce SICU ventilator-associated pneumonia with the ventilator ...
  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?linkname=pubmed_pubmed_reviews&from_uid=19620546
*  Browse Evidence Summaries - Essential Evidence Plus
Duration of antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia in critically ill adults EBMG evidence summaries, 5-Sep-2017 ... to treat patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia not due to non-fermenting Gram-negative bacilli (NF-GNB). ... Duration of antibiotic treatment in asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy EBMG evidence summaries, 15-Mar-2016 Single-dose ... Three days of antibiotic therapy is similar to 5-10 days in achieving symptomatic cure during uncomplicated UTI treatment, ...
  https://www.essentialevidenceplus.com/content/evd?page=62&results=20&class=none&resource=S
*  Nosocomial pneumonia in the intensive care unit: controversies and dilemmas. - Semantic Scholar
... ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the ICU. Numerous controversies exist, ... antibiotic rotation, and aerosolized antibiotics are discussed. No uniform standards exist for the approach to VAP. The authors ... Antibiotic monotherapy versus combination therapy is not clearly defined, as clinicians struggle with the dual risk of ... inadequate therapy negatively affecting outcome and overtreatment promoting antibiotic resistance. The role of airway and ...
  https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Nosocomial-pneumonia-in-the-intensive-care-unit%3A-Mehta-Niederman/9d08b544374d21d0f51307a722a7cdbfe6102d63
*  Search of: 'Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated' - List Results - ClinicalTrials.gov
Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Early Ventilator-associated Pneumonia in Neurological Patients. *Ventilator Associated Pneumonia ... Aerosolized Antibiotics in the Treatment of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia. *Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated ... 7-days Versus 14 Days of Antibiotics Therapy for Ventilator Associated Pneumonia. *Ventilator Associated Pneumonia ... 220 Studies found for: 'Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated'. Also searched for Ventilator-associated pneumonia and Ventilator- ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?cond=%22Pneumonia%2C+Ventilator-Associated%22&show_rss=Y
*  Continuous aspiration of subglottic secretions | definition of continuous aspiration of subglottic secretions by Medical...
New Study Shows Subglottic Secretions Drainage Reduces Ventilator Associated Pneumonia and Antibiotic Use ... Continuous Aspiration of Subglottic Secretions (CASS) in the Prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in the Postoperative ... Continuous Aspiration of Subglottic Secretions in the Prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in the Postoperative Period ... It is a technique used in mechanically ventilated patients to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonias. ...
  http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/continuous+aspiration+of+subglottic+secretions
*  Hospital-Acquired Infections: Practice Essentials, Background, Pathophysiology
... ventilator-associated pneumonia [VAP]), urinary tract infection (UTI), and surgical site infection (SSI). Essential update: ... Comparison of 8 vs 15 days of antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia in adults: a randomized trial. JAMA. 2003 ... pneumonia (eg, ventilator-associated pneumonia [VAP]), urinary tract infection (UTI), and surgical site infection (SSI). ... Management of pneumonia includes the following:. * Initial empiric broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy, later streamlined on the ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/967022-overview
*  Suositus - Käypä hoito
Clinical importance of delays in the initiation of appropriate antibiotic treatment for ventilator-associated pneumonia. Chest ... Bleeding and pneumonia in intensive care patients given ranitidine and sucralfate for prevention of stress ulcer: meta-analysis ... Impact of time to antibiotics on survival in patients with severe sepsis or septic shock in whom early goal-directed therapy ... Impact of time to antibiotics on survival in patients with severe sepsis or septic shock in whom early goal-directed therapy ...
  http://kaypahoito.fi/web/kh/suositukset/suositus?id=hoi50032
*  "Verschraegen G"[Author] - PubMed - NCBI
... cultures as a tool to predict involvement of multidrug antibiotic resistant bacteria in ventilator-associated pneumonia. ... Colonization status and appropriate antibiotic therapy for nosocomial bacteremia caused by antibiotic-resistant gram-negative ... Antibiotic susceptibility of Atopobium vaginae.. De Backer E, Verhelst R, Verstraelen H, Claeys G, Verschraegen G, Temmerman M ... Outcome in bacteremia associated with nosocomial pneumonia and the impact of pathogen prediction by tracheal surveillance ...
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*  Pulmonary Research | NYU Winthrop Hospital
The role of adjunctive aerosolized antibiotics for patients with ventilator associated pneumonia. ... Respiratory infections, specifically community- acquired pneumonia, nosocomial pneumonia, and healthcare associated pneumonia. ... The use of serum biomarkers to define the proper duration of antibiotic therapy for patients with lung infiltrates. ... pneumonia and tuberculosis, lung cancer and many other breathing problems, including sleep apnea, pulmonary fibrosis and ...
  http://www.winthrop.org/pulmonary-research
*  1991 - Decreasing the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia | 1991 Sep-Oct : Volume 115, Number 2, Page 35 | ACP Journal...
... antibiotics in reducing ventilator-associated pneumonia. Design. Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, beginning ... that local antibiotic decontamination of the oropharynx decreases ventilator-associated pneumonia in high-risk patients. ... Ventilator-associated pneumonia occurred in 78% of the placebo group and 16% of the PNV group {95% CI for difference, 41% to 83 ... Ventilator-associated pneumonia in critically ill or injured adults is an important cause of morbidity and mortality. This well ...
  http://acpjc.org/Content/115/2/issue/ACPJC-1991-115-2-035.htm
*  Ventilator-associated pneumonia - Wikipedia
"Antibiotics for ventilator-associated pneumonia". Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 10. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD004267. ... AAST Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia, Investigators (May 2012). "Ventilator-associated pneumonia rates at major trauma centers ... "Pneumonia (Ventilator-associated [VAP] and non-ventilator-associated Pneumonia [PNEU]) Event". https://www.cdc.gov/nhsn/pdfs/ ... Ventilator-associated pneumonia is a type of lung infection that occurs in people who are on mechanical ventilation breathing ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ventilator-associated_pneumonia
*  Impact of immunosuppression on incidence, aetiology and outcome of ventilator-associated lower respiratory tract infections |...
Antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis: a standard of care to reduce pneumonia, morbidity and costs? ... VA-LRTI: ventilator-associated lower respiratory tract infections; VAP: ventilator-associated pneumonia; VAT: ventilator- ... Determinants and impact of multidrug antibiotic resistance in pathogens causing ventilator-associated-pneumonia. Crit Care 2008 ... Is there a continuum between ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis and ventilator-associated pneumonia? Intensive Care Med. ...
  http://erj.ersjournals.com/content/51/3/1701656
*  Sepsis Biomarkers | Springer for Research & Development
... reactive protein correlates with bacterial load and appropriate antibiotic therapy in suspected ventilator-associated pneumonia ... Procalcitonin guidance of antibiotic therapy in community-acquired pneumonia: a randomized trial. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. ... Adrenomedullin Antibiotic CD64 C-reactive protein Infection Procalcitonin Prognosis The authors have no conflicts of interest ... Tillett WS, Francis T. Serological reactions in pneumonia with a non-protein somatic fraction of pneumococcus. J Exp Med. 1930; ...
  https://rd.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-73506-1_6
*  Probiotics and immunity: provisional role for personalized diets and disease prevention | SpringerLink
Antibiotics or probiotics as preventive measures against ventilator-associated pneumonia: a literature review. Crit Care. 2011; ...
  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s13167-015-0036-0
*  Antibiotic prescription practices and their relationship to outcome in South African intensive care units: findings of the...
Comparison of 8 vs 15 days of antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia in adults: a randomized trial. JAMA 2003; ... 4. Luna CM, Aruj P, Niederman MS, et al Appropriateness and delay to initiate therapy in ventilator-associated pneumonia. Eur ... Antibiotic duration was inappropriate in most cases. An appropriate choice of antibiotic was associated with an 11% mortality, ... If a patient received antibiotics on more than one occasion during the study period, the choice of antibiotic had to be ...
  http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0256-95742012000700015&lng=pt&nrm=iso
*  Nebulized Ceftazidime and Amikacin in Ventilator Associated Pneumonia - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
... aeruginosa is one of the major causative microorganisms of ventilator-associated pneumonia often resistant to antibiotics. In ... Pneumonia. Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated. Lung Diseases. Respiratory Tract Diseases. Respiratory Tract Infections. Cross ... Nebulized Ceftazidime and Amikacin in Ventilator Associated Pneumonia. The safety and scientific validity of this study is the ... Assessment of Efficiency of Nebulized Ceftazidime and Amikacin in Treatment of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Caused by ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00786305
*  Improving QoL in Patients With Bronchiectasis and Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Reduced Rate of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia With Nebulized Antibiotics Prophylactic antibiotics delivered by nebulization ... Reduced Rate of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia With Nebulized Antibiotics * Likelihood of Self-Administered Treatment ... Antibiotic Innovation Is Losing Ground to Gram-Negative Bacteria. *IDSA and SCCM Sepsis Guidelines Controversy: An Expert ... Antibiotics, Mechanical Bowel Preparation Associated With Reduced SSIs * Enteral Gram-Negative Colonization Associated With New ...
  http://www.infectiousdiseaseadvisor.com/respiratory/atorvastatin-improves-quality-of-life-bronchiectasis/article/681016/