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Echinococcal disease in Alberta, Canada: more than a calcified opacity
BACKGROUND: Most cases of echinococcal disease (ED) acquired in Canada are thought to be due to the sylvatic form of Echinococcus granulosus, which may be more benign than ED due to either Echinococcus multilocularis or ...
Use of intravenous antibiotics for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia in the emergency department
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To determine the extent of intravenous (IV) antibiotic use for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in emergency departments, the practice patterns in seven emergency departments serving the adult residents ...
Statins and outcomes in patients admitted to hospital with community acquired pneumonia: population based prospective cohort study
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 ...
Willingness to volunteer during an influenza pandemic: perspectives from students and staff at a large Canadian university
BACKGROUND: A future influenza pandemic will require greater demand on numerous essential services and a reduced capacity to meet that demand. Recruitment of volunteers is an important issue for pre-pandemic planning. ...
The International Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) Collaboration Cohort (ICCC) study: rationale, design and description of study cohorts and patients
OBJECTIVE: To improve the understanding of the determinants of prognosis and accurate risk stratification in community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). DESIGN: Multicentre collaboration of prospective cohorts. SETTING: 6 cohorts ...