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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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Suptavumab (REGN 2222) fails Phase III trial to prevent medically-attended RSV infections in infants.- Regeneron.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.announced that a Phase III study evaluating suptavumab (REGN 2222), an antibody to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), did...

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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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