Resultados: 5

    ESCMID-EUCIC clinical guidelines on decolonization of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria carriers

    Clin. microbiol. infect; 25 (7), 2019
    The aim of these guidelines is to provide recommendations for decolonizing regimens targeting multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria (MDR-GNB) carriers in all settings. Methods: These evidence-based guidelines were produced after a systematic review of published studies on decolonization intervention...

    Prevention of COPD exacerbations: a European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society guideline

    Eur. respir. j; 50 (3), 2017
    This document provides clinical recommendations for the prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations. It represents a collaborative effort between the European Respiratory Society and the American Thoracic Society.Comprehensive evidence syntheses were performed to summarise al...

    Guidelines for treatment of drug-susceptible tuberculosis and patient care: 2017 update

    The present guideline update aims to use the best available evidence on the treatment of drug-susceptible TB, as well as on interventions to ensure adequate patient care and support, in order to inform policy decisions made in these technical areas by national TB control programme managers, national poli...

    The use of molecular line probe assays for the detection of resistance to second-line anti-tuberculosis drugs: policy guidance

    This document provides a summary of the evidence and recommendations for the use of SL-LPA for the detection of mutations associated with resistance to fluoroquinolones and SLID in patients with RR-TB and/or MDR-TB. The objectives of this policy guidance are to assess and compare the diagnostic accuracy ...

    Diagnosis and Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Adults

    Am. fam. physician; 83 (11), 2011
    Community-acquired pneumonia is diagnosed by clinical features (e.g., cough, fever, pleuritic chest pain) and by lung imaging, usually an infiltrate seen on chest radiography. Initial evaluation should determine the need for hospitalization versus outpatient management using validated mortality or severi...