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Take the guesswork out of diagnosing pneumonia in the ICU

Vicky Enne, BSc, PhD, and Vanya Gant, MBBS, PhD, believe there is a better way to diagnose the pathogens that cause pneumonia in intensive care units (ICUs). “When people get really sick in an intensive care unit and develop pneumonia, you have to act fast,” Gant said. “You don’t know why, you don’t know what […]

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Late diagnosis of pneumonia is a factor in the death of a six-year-old girl

Te Whatu Ora – Te Toka Tumai Auckland (TTTA), formerly Auckland District Health Board, has been found to have failed to investigate the cause of a six-year-old girl’s illness. The girl was later diagnosed with flu and atypical pneumonia and died weeks later. A child hospitalized with an intravenous drip. (Source: istock.com) Health and Disability […]

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Multifocal Pneumonia Diagnosis Explained

In the most general terms, pneumonia is an infection of the lungs caused by inflammation of the air sacs, technically called the alveoli. These alveoli fill with fluid or pus, which leads to symptoms like cough, fever, and chills. But pneumonia can be much more complicated than that—it can be caused by different things (a […]

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DIAGNOSTIC CHARACTERISTICS OF COVID-19 PNEUMONIA

This article was originally published here Wiad Lek. 2022;75(4 pt 1):781-786. doi: 10.36740/WLek202204106. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: The aim: The aim of the study is to evaluate the clinical and laboratory characteristics of the course of COVID-19 pneumonia, the diagnostic significance of laboratory methods for detecting the SARS-CoV-2 virus on the based on a retrospective analysis. PATIENTS […]

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Point-of-care lung ultrasound is feasible for diagnosis of pneumonia in primary care

THURSDAY, May 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Point-of-care lung ultrasound in primary care is feasible and useful for investigating suspected community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), according to a study published in the May issue of Annals of Family Medicine. Francisco Javier Rodríguez-Contreras, MD, Ph.D., of the Spanish Association of Primary Care Pediatrics Ultrasound Working Group in Spain, […]

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Point-of-care lung ultrasound is feasible for primary care pneumonia diagnosis – Consumer Health News

THURSDAY, May 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Point-of-care lung ultrasound in primary care is feasible and useful for investigating suspected community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), according to a study published in the May issue of Annals of Family Medicine. Francisco Javier Rodríguez-Contreras, MD, Ph.D., of the Spanish Association of Primary Care Pediatrics Ultrasound Working Group in Spain, […]

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Point-of-Care Lung Ultrasound Is Feasible for the Diagnosis of Pneumonia in Primary Care | Health, Medicine and Fitness

Physician Information Staff THURSDAY, May 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Point-of-care lung ultrasound in primary care is feasible and useful for investigating suspected community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), according to a study published in the May issue of Annals of Family Medicine. Francisco Javier Rodríguez-Contreras, MD, Ph.D., of the Spanish Association of Primary Care Pediatrics Ultrasound Working […]

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Tom Shields reveals pneumonia diagnosis after SC World Championships

Double United States Olympic Gold Medalist Tom shields revealed he was diagnosed with pneumonia for the second time after the World Short Course Championships. Shields made the announcement on his Instagram Stories over the weekend, writing “[At Worlds] each day of the encounter got worse and worse, kept getting worse when I got home, broke […]

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Selena Gomez’s mother granted ‘days to live’ after double diagnosis of pneumonia

Josh Duggar’s cousin Amy Duggar King has never hidden her thoughts on her child pornography case, having recently said she was hoping for a conviction. Richard Shotwell / Invision / AP / Shutterstock On December 9, she got her wish granted after an Arkansas jury found the former “19 Kids and Counting” guilty on two […]

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Fujifilm India Introduces AI Software for COVID-19 Pneumonia Diagnosis

Fujifilm India has partnered with Bangalore-based multi-specialty private healthcare provider Sakra World Hospital to launch new AI-enabled software to help doctors diagnose COVID-19 pneumonia. WHAT HE DOES The COVID-19 Pneumonia Image Analysis Program automatically analyzes the chest CT images and displays the results. It includes the Fujifilm SYNAPSE 3D Image Archiving and Communication System, a […]

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Democratizing Ultrasound with Caption: How Can AI Transform Pneumonia Diagnosis?

First used in the 1950s, ultrasound relies on high-frequency sound waves to provide cross-sectional images of the body. Over the past 60+ years, ultrasound has become an essential technology for rapid diagnosis, especially because it is cheaper and more accurate than many other imaging methods. After selling artificial intelligence (AI) -based image recognition start-up IQ […]

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Democratizing Ultrasound with Caption: How AI Can Transform Pneumonia Diagnosis

Caption AI both guides the user to produce the image and evaluates the image to support the diagnosis. Credit: AI Legend First used in the 1950s, ultrasound relies on high-frequency sound waves to provide cross-sectional images of the body. Over the past 60+ years, ultrasound has become an essential technology for rapid diagnosis, particularly because […]

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Lung ultrasound for the diagnosis of COVID-19 pneumonia?

Bedside lung ultrasound could be used to effectively identify patients with COVID-19 pneumonia, according to a preliminary study. Although chest computed tomography is widely regarded as the modality of choice for estimating lung damage, such ultrasounds are not always available in emergency rooms. As an alternative, bedside ultrasound of the lungs is frequently used to […]

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Diagnosis of Pneumocystis pneumonia

Pneumocystis pneumonia is a life-threatening infection caused by the fungal organism Pneumocystis jiroveci. Initially observed in premature and malnourished infants, Pneumocystis Pneumonia is today one of the most common opportunistic infections in adults infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). As nonspecific symptoms often hamper prompt diagnosis, one of the most important diagnostic tools for […]

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Diagnosis of pneumonia

Pneumonia is an inflammatory disease that occurs in the air sacs of the lungs. It is caused by a variety of infectious microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and mycoplasmas. Explode | Shutterstock The most predominant symptom of pneumonia is a deep cough, which may produce mucus that is yellow or green in color and may […]

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Scientists design beads to help diagnose pneumonia

[ACCRA] Ghanaian scientists have designed beads to teach mothers to monitor accurately for children respiratory rate and diagnose signs of pneumonia. According to the WHO, in 2015, pneumonia accounted for 16% of deaths of children under five, with Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia bearing the highest burden of disease among children. Children with pneumonia have […]

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Study Says 4 Factors May Help Diagnose Pneumonia and Reduce Antibiotics

A new study in the European Respiratory Journal suggests that testing patients for the presence of fever, crackling in the lungs, high pulse and low blood oxygen levels could help clinicians diagnose pneumonia in patients with lower respiratory tract infections and thus avoid prescribing unnecessary antibiotics. The results of the large prospective study showed that […]

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Hillary Clinton’s pneumonia diagnosis: what you need to know

There are different types of pneumonia. Through GILLIAN MOHNEY September 12, 2016, 19:43 • 3 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article ?? – Hillary Clinton’s pneumonia diagnosis has drawn attention to a disease that kills 53,282 each year in the United States. But pneumonia is actually a broad category of illness […]

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What Hillary Clinton’s pneumonia diagnosis means, medically speaking

On Labor Day, in the middle of a campaign rally in Cleveland, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton stopped to fight off a cough. She sipped a glass of water, turned away from her microphone, then shrugged. “Every time I think of Trump”, Clinton said“I become allergic.” If only stump-talk jokes could defeat germs. Six days […]