Nosocomial Pneumonia

Nosocomial Pneumonia

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This multi-contributed text, co-ordinated by one of the leading authorities in the field, is a unique resource to cover in depth the management of the important issue of Nosocomial Pneumonia in respiratory medicine and critical care. This disease presents the clinician with a variety of challenges, in both diagnosis and management, all of which represent a significant concern for the welfare of patients whose ability to combat infection is frequently already compromised. Nosocomial Pneumonia: Strategies for Management is dedicated specifically to this most common hospital acquired respiratory infection and reviews important new advances in therapeutics, including drug resistance. It is an essential resource for all postgraduates and specialist physicians in pulmonology and infectious diseases.Another study demonstrated that MRSA VAP treated with early appropriate initial antibiotic therapy is not significantly ... Increasing age, hospitalisation during the preceding six months and admission to a long-term care facility were ... Many antibiotics have in vitroactivity against MRSA but in vivo work suboptimally [34].

Title:Nosocomial Pneumonia
Author:Jordi Rello
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2008-03-11


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