Pneumonia

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Abstract Number: 1054

NOT ALL LYTIC BONE LESIONS ARE CANCER

Case Presentation: Coccidioidomycosis is a fungal infection caused by dimorphic fungus of Coccidioides species, endemic to the Southwest dry regions of the United States. Its usual presentation is community-acquired pneumonia. Less than 1% of cases [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:44:03-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on NOT ALL LYTIC BONE LESIONS ARE CANCER

Abstract Number: 899

A VARIANT RADIOLOGICAL PRESENTATION OF LEGIONELLA PNEUMONIA IN AN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST

Case Presentation: 71-year-old male with multiple myeloma being treated with dexamethasone, elotuzumab and bortezomib, prior mediastinal plasmacytoma s/p chest radiation therapy and Crohn's disease was admitted with high-grade fever, chills, productive cough. Labs revealed pancytopenia [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:39:13-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A VARIANT RADIOLOGICAL PRESENTATION OF LEGIONELLA PNEUMONIA IN AN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST

Abstract Number: 455

PREVALENCE, TREATMENT, AND OUTCOMES ASSOCIATED WITH HEART FAILURE AMONG PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED WITH PNEUMONIA

Background: Hospitalized patients are complex and often receive concurrent treatment for multiple diseases. Patients presenting with shortness of breath and infiltrates on chest x-ray may be treated for pneumonia, congestive heart failure (CHF) or both. [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:26:51-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on PREVALENCE, TREATMENT, AND OUTCOMES ASSOCIATED WITH HEART FAILURE AMONG PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED WITH PNEUMONIA

Abstract Number: 435

THE MICHIGAN HOSPITAL MEDICINE SAFETY CONSORTIUM: IMPROVING PATIENT CARE BY REDUCING EXCESSIVE ANTIBIOTIC USE IN PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED WITH COMMUNITY-ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA

Background: Most patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) can be safely treated with 5-days of antibiotic therapy. However, many are not. We aimed to determine whether a hospitalist-focused collaborative could reduce excessive antibiotic use in [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:26:21-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Translating Research into Practice|Comments Off on THE MICHIGAN HOSPITAL MEDICINE SAFETY CONSORTIUM: IMPROVING PATIENT CARE BY REDUCING EXCESSIVE ANTIBIOTIC USE IN PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED WITH COMMUNITY-ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA

Abstract Number: 246

IMPROVING NARROW SPECTRUM ANTIBIOTIC USE IN CHILDREN HOSPITALIZED WITH PNEUMONIA

Background: In 2011, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) published new guidelines on the management of community acquired pneumonia (CAP) in children and recommended use of narrow spectrum antibiotics such as ampicillin or amoxicillin [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:21:44-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Pediatrics, Research|Comments Off on IMPROVING NARROW SPECTRUM ANTIBIOTIC USE IN CHILDREN HOSPITALIZED WITH PNEUMONIA

Abstract Number: 104

PRESENTATION OF PNEUMONIA IN HOSPITALIZED OLDER ADULTS AND ASSOCIATED IN-HOSPITAL MORTALITY.

Background: Pneumonia (PNA) is the fourth most common diagnosis for hospital admissions in the United States. Although the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) defines PNA as requiring specific clinical features (cough, fever, sputum production [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:16-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Geriatrics, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on PRESENTATION OF PNEUMONIA IN HOSPITALIZED OLDER ADULTS AND ASSOCIATED IN-HOSPITAL MORTALITY.

HM2018 Abstract Number: Top 15 Research & Innovations

THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG, ANTIBIOTIC STEWARDSHIP AND FLUOROQUINOLONE USE AT HOSPITAL DISCHARGE: A MULTI-HOSPITAL COHORT STUDY

Background: Inpatient antibiotic stewardship programs often use pre-prescription approval (PPA) or prospective audit and feedback (PAF) to reduce fluoroquinolone prescribing. Whether these stewardship strategies targeting inpatient fluoroquinolone use also influence prescribing at discharge is unknown. [...]

By | 2018-03-29T15:34:57-04:00 March 29th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Top 15 Research and Innovation Oral Abstracts|Comments Off on THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG, ANTIBIOTIC STEWARDSHIP AND FLUOROQUINOLONE USE AT HOSPITAL DISCHARGE: A MULTI-HOSPITAL COHORT STUDY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 472

Not “Just the Flu”: A case of post-influenza S. aureus pneumonia

Case Presentation: A healthy 22-year-old woman presented to the ED with five days of fevers, dry cough, dyspnea and right-sided pleuritic chest pain. Lab work and a CXR were unremarkable. A nasal swab diagnosed Influenza [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:17:18-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Not “Just the Flu”: A case of post-influenza S. aureus pneumonia

HM2018 Abstract Number: 489

COUGH, FEVER, AND HEADACHES: AN ATYPICAL PRESENTATION OF COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS

Case Presentation: Disseminated Coccidioidomycosis is a rare fungal infection that can have various presentations in a hospitalized patient. Given the high mortality rate associated with delayed diagnosis, it is essential to keep this rare infection on [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:11:45-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on COUGH, FEVER, AND HEADACHES: AN ATYPICAL PRESENTATION OF COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 151

HYPERLIPIDEMIA PARADOX: HYPERLIPIDEMIA LOWERS THE RISK OF DEATH AND ATTENUATES THE MORTALITY RISK OF OTHER COMORBID CONDITIONS AFTER HOSPITALIZATION FOR ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION, HEART FAILURE, AND PNEUMONIA

Background: Hyperlipidemia is a recognized risk factor for incident acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF), and no such documented association with pneumonia. However, the influence of hyperlipidemia on long-term mortality after [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:59:38-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on HYPERLIPIDEMIA PARADOX: HYPERLIPIDEMIA LOWERS THE RISK OF DEATH AND ATTENUATES THE MORTALITY RISK OF OTHER COMORBID CONDITIONS AFTER HOSPITALIZATION FOR ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION, HEART FAILURE, AND PNEUMONIA

HM2018 Abstract Number: 757

Chasing Eosinophils and Troponins in Healthy Woman: A Rare Case of Hypereosinophilic Syndrome with Pulmonary and Cardiac Involvement.

Case Presentation: A 44-year-old Nigerian woman with no medical history and recent travel to Mexico presents with cough for 4 weeks, fever, and malaise. She initially presented to urgent care with respiratory complaints, was diagnosed [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:57:40-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Chasing Eosinophils and Troponins in Healthy Woman: A Rare Case of Hypereosinophilic Syndrome with Pulmonary and Cardiac Involvement.

HM2018 Abstract Number: 798

A CASE OF DISSEMINATED CRYPOTOCOCCAL INFECTION WITH A RARE TWIST

Case Presentation: A 69-year-old patient was referred to us by his PCP for subacute onset of confusion. Two months prior to presentation he was diagnosed with Focal segmental glomerulonephritis and had been on immunosuppressive therapy [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:53:35-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A CASE OF DISSEMINATED CRYPOTOCOCCAL INFECTION WITH A RARE TWIST

HM2017 Abstract Number: 281

PROCALCITONIN UTILIZATION IN PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED WITH PNEUMONIA IN MICHIGAN HOSPITALS: A COHORT STUDY

Background: Inappropriate antibiotic use is associated with bacterial resistance, adverse events, and an increased risk of Clostridium difficileinfection. However, providers often prescribe antibiotics for viral respiratory infections and treat infections such as bacterial pneumonia for [...]

By | 2017-04-26T01:08:08-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Research Abstracts, Translating Research into Practice|Comments Off on PROCALCITONIN UTILIZATION IN PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED WITH PNEUMONIA IN MICHIGAN HOSPITALS: A COHORT STUDY

HM2017 Abstract Number: 107

ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN TELEMETRY USE AND MORTALITY RISK, HOSPITAL LENGTH OF STAY AND READMISSION RATES IN PATIENTS WITH RESPIRATORY ILLNESS: A RETROSPECTIVE ANAYSIS OF 765 PATIENTS

Background: Advancements in technology have expanded accessibility to telemetry via remote monitoring and resulted in increased application in hospitalized patients. The American Heart Association (AHA) telemetry guidelines restrict use to patients with sepsis, severe electrolyte [...]

By | 2017-04-20T19:20:03-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Patient Safety, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN TELEMETRY USE AND MORTALITY RISK, HOSPITAL LENGTH OF STAY AND READMISSION RATES IN PATIENTS WITH RESPIRATORY ILLNESS: A RETROSPECTIVE ANAYSIS OF 765 PATIENTS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 602

A CASE OF CHICKENPOX PNEUMONIA

Case Presentation: A 52 year old African American male presented to the ED complaining of dyspnea that started 1 day prior. He denied having a fever, cough, or sick contacts. On presentation the patient appeared [...]

By | 2017-04-25T17:24:34-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A CASE OF CHICKENPOX PNEUMONIA

HM2017 Abstract Number: 325

A SEPTIC SHOCKER: UNCOVERING PULMONARY EMBOLISM

Case Presentation: An 80 year-old man presented with one day of confusion, worsened cough, and subjective fevers. He had a productive cough since emigrating from Mexico six months ago, but no complaints of dyspnea. He [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:41:06-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A SEPTIC SHOCKER: UNCOVERING PULMONARY EMBOLISM

HM2016 Abstract Number: 358

Predictors of Length of Stay in Patients Admitted in the Hospital with Community-Acquired Pneumonia: A Nationwide Study

Background: Pneumonia remains the foremost cause for hospitalization.  The objective of our study was to look at the predictors of longer length of stay (LOS) in patients admitted in the hospital with community acquired pneumonia [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Research Abstracts, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on Predictors of Length of Stay in Patients Admitted in the Hospital with Community-Acquired Pneumonia: A Nationwide Study

HM2016 Abstract Number: 336

Evaluation of the Yale New Haven Readmission Risk Score for Pneumonia in a General Hospital Population

Background: Pneumonia readmission rates are publicly reported and included as quality indicators in Medicare Value-Based Purchasing programs. The Yale New Haven Readmission Risk Score (YNHRRS) for Pneumonia is a tool that uses 25 variables including [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Research Abstracts, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on Evaluation of the Yale New Haven Readmission Risk Score for Pneumonia in a General Hospital Population