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Q fever pneumonia
(Elsevier Inc, 2010-03)
Q fever is a disease found in both humans and animals, caused by the bacterium Coxiella burnetii. The epidemiology of Q fever is that of the animal reservoirs of the infection including both direct and indirect contact and ...
Osler's nodes and Janeway lesions
No abstract available.
Q fever endocarditis
No abstract available.
Hospitalization for community-acquired pneumonia in Alberta First Nations Aboriginals compared with non-First Nations Albertans
BACKGROUND: The rates and outcomes of hospital admission for community-acquired pneumonia between First Nations Aboriginal and non-First Nations groups were compared. METHODS: Alberta administrative hospital abstracts from ...
Physician-perceived barriers to adopting a critical pathway for unity-acquired pneumonia
BACKGROUND: A proven efficacious and evidence-based critical pathway for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) was implemented in six hospitals across a health service region (Edmonton, Canada). After one year (November ...
Antibiotic therapy for ambulatory patients with community-acquired pneumonia in an emergency department setting
BACKGROUND: Little attention has been paid to the factors that influence choice of antibiotic therapy for patients with community-acquired pneumonia who are treated on an ambulatory basis in an emergency department setting. ...
Factors associated with death among adults <55 years of age hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia
An administrative database was used to study death occurring among adults aged 18-55 years who were hospitalized during the period from 1 April 1994 through 31 March 1999 for treatment of community-acquired pneumonia. ...
Symptom resolution in patients with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia
BACKGROUND: Mycoplasma pneumoniae generally causes pneumonia of mild to moderate severity in adults. However, little is known about the time course of the resolution of symptoms in this illness. OBJECTIVES: To determine ...
Resolution of symptoms in patients with community-acquired pneumonia treated on an ambulatory basis
OBJECTIVE: To describe the resolution of five symptoms commonly associated with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). METHODS: Three hundred and ninety-nine patients with CAP (Fine Classes I to III) recorded the severity ...