No consensus exists regarding the definition of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in neonates and reliability of chest X-ray (CXR) is low. Lung ultrasound (LU) is a potential alternative diagnostic tool. The aim was to define characteristics of VAP in our patient population and propose a multiparameter score, incorporating LU, for VAP diagnosis. Between March 25, 2018, and May 25, 2019, infants with VAP were identified. Clinical, laboratory and microbiology data were collected. CXRs and LU…
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Adverse reactions to vancomycin and cross-reactivity with other antibiotics.
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Medicine (Baltimore). 2020 Jun 26;99(26):e20517
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Community-acquired pneumonia caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Chinese adult: A case report.
Medicine (Baltimore). 2020 Jun 26;99(26):e20914
Authors: Xia H, Gao J, Xiu M, Li…