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PFF Adds 12 Sites, Bringing Total to 21 Centers Across the Country CHICAGO, Jan.
The Joint Commission (TJC) recently announced 10 Quorum Health Resources (QHR) client hospitals among the Top Performers on Key Quality Measures list: Fleming County Hospital (Flemingsburg, KY);
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LONDON, Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital-acquired pneumonia also called as healthcare associated pneumonia or nosocomial pneumonia is acquired in hospital premises.
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New software-defined app-device by LionsGate Technologies (LGTmedical) leverages mobile phones and tablets to create pulse oximeters that can quickly and accurately measure key signs of pneumonia
A new blood biomarker test that indicates whether bacteria is the cause of a patient’s lung infection is now being studied at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, launching a national
Columbia Business School research shows a 22 percent drop in pneumonia deaths and a 7 percent decline in readmissions for heart failure patients NEW YORK, Oct.
First FDA Approved Treatments in United States for Devastating Lung Disease Affecting More than 200,000 Americans, with Survival Rate of Just Three to Five Years CHICAGO, Oct.
Streptococcus pneumoniae, or pneumococcus, is Gram-positive, alpha-hemolytic, bile-soluble aerotolerant, anaerobic member of the genus Streptococcus. It was recognized as a major cause of pneumonia in the late 19th century and is thus the subject of many humoral immunity studies. It causes many other types of pneumococcal infections other than pneumonia including acute sinusitis, otitis media, meningitis, bacteremia, sepsis, septic arthritis, peritonitis, cellulites, and brain abscess. It...
Klebsiella pneumoniae is a Gram-negative, non-motile, encapsulated, lactose fermenting, facultative anaerobic, rod shaped bacterium found in the normal flora of the mouth, skin, and intestines. It is the most important member of the Klebsiella genus of Enterobacteriaceae. It is naturally occurring in soil and about 30% of strains can fix nitrogen in anaerobic conditions. Hans Christian Gram developed the technique now known as Gram staining in 1884 to discriminate between K. pneumoniae and...
Haemophilus influenzae is a Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium first described in 1892 by Richard Pfeiffer during an influenza pandemic. It is generally aerobic but can grow as a facultative anaerobe. H. influenzae was mistakenly considered to be the cause of influenza until 1933 when the flu virology became apparent. It was the first free-living organism to have its entire genome sequenced. The project was completed and published in 1995. Two major categories were defined: the...
The SARS coronavirus is the virus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). In 2003 the World Health Organization issued a press release stating that the coronavirus identified by a number of laboratories was the official cause of SARS. It causes severe illness marked initially by systemic symptoms of muscle pain, headache, fever, followed in 2-10 days by the onset of respiratory symptoms, mainly cough, dyspnea, and pneumonia. SARS patients have a decrease in the number of...
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