Slide Session:
82. New Issues with Community-Acquired Pneumonia
Sunday, October 26, 2008: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Room: Room 151B

Moderators:  Patrick Charles, FRACP, Austin Health and Julio Ramirez, MD,

Presentations:

8:30 AM
Moderator
Patrick Charles, FRACP


8:30 AM
Moderator
Julio Ramirez, MD


8:30 AM
Time to First Antibiotic Dose is Not an Appropriate Performance Indicator in Severe Community-acquired Pneumonia
Andy Hoepelman, MD, PhD

; Anke Bruns, MD

; Carlo Gaillard, MD, PhD

; Eelko Hak, MD, PhD

; Jan Jelrik Oosterheert, Md, PhD

; Willem Hustinx, MD, PhD


8:30 AM
Inpatient Statin Treatment Reduces All-cause Mortality in Patients Hospitalized with Pneumonia
Carol Bigelow, PhD

; David Fedson, MD

; Michael Rothberg, MD, MPH

; Peter Lindenauer, MD


8:30 AM
Probiotics for the Prevention of Respiratory Tract Infections: A Systematic Review of the Evidence from Randomized Controlled Trials
Drosos Karageorgopoulos, MD

; Evridiki Vouloumanou, MD

; Gregory Makris, MD

; Matthew Falagas, MD, MSc, DSc


8:30 AM
Effectiveness of a 3-Step Clinical Pathway to Reduce Duration of Intravenous Antibiotic Therapy and Length of Stay in Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)
Carol Garcia-Vidal

; Francesc Gudiol

; Frederic Manresa

; Joaquin Martinez

; Jordi Dorca

; Jordi Carratala

; Lucia Ortega

; Mercedes Clemente

; Nuria Fernandez-Sabe

; Ricard Verdaguer, MD

; Xavier Castellsague


8:30 AM
Barthel Index Predicts Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) Mortality as well as Fine Index
Vicente Boix

; Esperanza Merino

; Fedoua Laghzaoui

; Joaquin Portilla

; Jose Murcia

; Jose Sanchez-Paya

; Pere Llorens

; Sergio Reus


8:30 AM
Adjunctive Manual Treatment for Older Adults Hospitalized with Community-Acquired Pneumonia
Brian Degenhardt, DO

; Donald Noll, DO

; Francis Blais, DO

; Jane Johnson, MA

; Kari Hortos, DO

; Kendi Hensel, DO

; Thomas Morley, DO


8:30 AM
Acute Myocardial Infarction in Hospitalized Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Results from the CAPO International Study
CAPO Investigators

; Francesco Blasi, MD, PhD

; Giovanni Filardo, PhD

; Jose Bordon, MD, PhD

; Julio Ramirez, MD

; Mehdi Mirsaeidi, MD

; Paula Peyrani, MD

; Stefano Aliberti, MD


8:30 AM
Antibiotic Therapy for Legionnaires’ Disease (LD): Results of a French Study in 595 Hospitalized Patients
A. Bissery

; C. Campese

; C. Brun-Buisson

; Christian Chidiac

; D. Che

; J Etienne

; P Vanhems

; R Ecochard

; S. Jarraud

; S. Pires-Cronenberger

CME Credits:

ACPE Credits: 2.5

ACPE Number: 388-999-08-146-L01-P


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