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Phase III OPTIC study of omadacycline, is positive against community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP).- Paratek Pharmaceuticals.

New microbiology data from Paratek Pharmaceuticals show that its well-tolerated, once-daily, oral and IV, broad-spectrum investigational antibiotic, omadacycline, is active...

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Phase III LEAP 1 trial of BC 3781 (lefamulin) meets primary endpoint in community-acquired bacterial pneumonia.- Nabriva Therapeutics.

Nabriva Therapeutics announced positive topline results from the BC 3781 (lefamulin) evaluation against pneumonia (LEAP 1) trial, which evaluated the...

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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Guidelines

Pneumonia in adults: diagnosis and management

This guideline provides recommendations for the management of suspected and confirmed community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia in adults. However, it does...

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British Thoracic Society guideline for advanced diagnostic and therapeutic flexible bronchoscopy in adults

This guideline was formulated following consultation with stakeholders from the medical and nursing professions, patient groups and healthcare management. Advanced...

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Guidelines for the management of community acquired pneumonia in children: update 2011

These updated guidelines represent a review of new evidence since then and consensus clinical opinion where evidence was not found....

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Journal articles

Telavancin in the treatment of Staphylococcus aureus hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated pneumonia: clinical evidence and experience.

Telavancin is a lipoglycopeptide derivative of vancomycin , which has activity against Gram-positive aerobic bacteria, and is especially effective against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Gram-positive bacteria resistant to VAN.

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Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Efficacy and Safety of Telavancin for Treatment of Infectious Disease: Are We Clearer?

Objective: Telavancin is approved to treat complicated skin and skin structure infections, hospital-acquired, and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia caused by Staphylococcus aureus.

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Causal relationship between hypoalbuminemia and acute kidney injury.

Our meta-analysis published in 2010 provided evidence that low levels of serum albumin (hypoalbuminemia) are a significant independent predictor of acute kidney injury (AKI) and death following AKI.

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Respiratory care clinical Q&A November 2015

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Chest x ray: an essential guide to interpretation

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Pneumonia: clinical review

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