Now showing items 51-60 of 1899
Q fever update, Maritime Canada
Since the 1990s, reports of Q fever in Nova Scotia, Canada, have declined. Passive surveillance for Q fever in Nova Scotia and its neighboring provinces in eastern Canada indicates that the clinical manifestation of Q fever ...
Clubbing of the digits
No abstract available.
Low-risk patients admitted with community-acquired pneumonia
PURPOSE: To describe the natural history of community-acquired pneumonia in the subset of a large cohort of patients at low risk for mortality who were admitted to the hospital. METHODS: Prospective observational study of ...
Epidemiology of community-acquired pneumonia in Edmonton, Alberta: an emergency department-based study
Patients aged 17 years and older who presented to seven emergency departments in Edmonton, Alberta over a two-year period with community-acquired pneumonia (n=8144) were studied. The admission rates were 271/100,00 and ...
Management of community-acquired pneumonia in the emergency room
Many patients with CAP are seen in the ER and treated as outpatients.History, physical examination, selected lab tests, and chest radiography must be routinely undertaken in patients with "presumptive" pneumonia to make ...
Factors influencing in-hospital mortality in community-acquired pneumonia: a prospective study of patients not initially admitted to the ICU
PURPOSES: To determine the factors that predict in-hospital mortality among patients who require hospitalization for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). STUDY DESIGN: Prospective observational study of all ...
Azithromycin in the treatment of Legionella pneumonia requiring hospitalization
Azithromycin is highly active against Legionella pneumophila and has been shown to be efficacious in animal models and in clinical studies of patients with legionnaires disease. This open, prospective, multicenter trial ...
Patients admitted to hospital with suspected pneumonia and normal chest radiographs: epidemiology, microbiology, and outcomes
PURPOSE: To describe the prevalence of patients admitted to hospital with a diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia who have normal chest radiographs; the extent to which patients actually had pneumonia on radiographs; ...
A population-based study of emergency department presentations for asthma in regions of Alberta
OBJECTIVE: We describe the epidemiology of asthma presentations to emergency departments (EDs) for 3 main regions in the province of Alberta. METHODS: We used a comprehensive ED database to identify ED visits in Alberta ...