Pneumonia

USPSTF (Still) Recommends Against Screening for COPD
September 01, 2015

Once again, the USPSTF finds no net benefit to screening asymptomatic persons for COPD. Draft recommendation is available for comment.

Corticosteroids Improved Outcomes, Recovery from Community Acquired Pneumonia
September 01, 2015

Reductions in mortality, need for life support, hospital stays, and other measures should win this drug class serious consideration, study authors say.

Risk Factors Identified for 30-day Mortality in Patients with Pneumonia
August 11, 2015

Targeting these risk factors with adjunctive therapy may help improve outcomes, say authors of a new study.