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EU CHMP recommends approval of four-dose vial of Synflorix pneumococcal vaccine- GlaxoSmithKline

GSK announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has issued...

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Vidas Brahms PCT Assay receives 510(k) clearance from FDA as diagnostic for respiratory tract infections, such as community-acquired pneumonia- BioMérieux

The FDA cleared the expanded use of the Vidas Brahms PCT Assay, from BioMérieux, to help health care providers determine...

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FDA provides complete response for application for CEM 101 (solithromycin) in community-acquired bacterial pneumonia- Cempra

Cempra has received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the FDA relating to the company’s new drug applications (NDAs) for...

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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

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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Patients With Multiple Myeloma Have More Complications After Surgical Treatment of Hip Fracture.

Bone lesions from multiple myeloma may lead to pathological fracture of the proximal femur, requiring either fixation or arthroplasty. Little is known about the impact of multiple myeloma on hip fracture care.

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Efficacy and safety of oral solithromycin versus oral moxifloxacin for treatment of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia: a global, double-blind, multicentre, randomised, active-controlled, non-inferiority trial (SOLITAIRE-ORAL)

Background: Community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality, and treatment recommendations, each with specific limitations,...

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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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