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To report our experience using conventional culture methods (CM) and pediatric blood culture bottles (PBCBs) for vitreous sample culture of acute postoperative endophthalmitis.
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Name: Clinics (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Rapid bacterial identification of positive blood culture is important for adapting the antimicrobial therapy in patients with blood stream infection. The aim of this study was to evaluate the performa...
Single center work demonstrated a safe reduction in unnecessary blood culture use in critically ill children. Our objective was to develop and implement a customizable quality improvement framework to...
High peripheral blood culture contamination rates (BCCR) in the emergency department (ED) contribute to overuse and harm. This study describes 2 years of quality improvement (QI) interventions that ai...
The natural course of patients who develop acute pancreatitis (AP) can range from mild to severe acute pancreatitis (SAP). The aim of this study was to evaluate for early predictors of developing SAP ...
Blood cultures are the most valuable tool when bacteremia is clinically suspected. Technical advances have led to the development of automated blood culture systems to detect bacterial infections. Usu...
This study seeks to determine non inferiority of direct inoculation of ascitic fluid in lab as compared to current culture media standard, bedside inoculation with blood culture bottles.
This study is designed as a prospective, randomized, open-label trial evaluating antimicrobial utilization, clinical outcomes, and healthcare costs among patients with positive blood cultu...
This study will test the hypothesis that reliable implementation of an evidence-based clinical practice guideline for evaluation of patients with signs and symptoms of sepsis will decrease...
Acute cholangitis with obstructive jaundice is a condition which needs biliary drainage and appropriate antibiotics. Bile culture is an optional laboratory test according to 2013 Tokyo gui...
In this study, a multicenter, prospective, synchronous blind, and controlled study was adopted to set the cut-off values of candida specific IgG, IgM, and Mn with the blood culture results...
A pediatric acute myeloid leukemia involving both myeloid and monocytoid precursors. At least 20% of non-erythroid cells are of monocytic origin.
Registered nurses with graduate degrees in nursing who provide care to pediatric patients who are acutely or critically ill.
Incision of tissues for injection of medication or for other diagnostic or therapeutic procedures. Punctures of the skin, for example may be used for diagnostic drainage; of blood vessels for diagnostic imaging procedures.
Test to determine the presence of blood infection (e.g. SEPSIS; BACTEREMIA).
A culture-specific acute delusional syndrome occurring mostly in the Malay people and Southern Chinese. The syndrome is characterized by the individual's sudden experience of depersonalization depicted by the belief that his penis is shrinking into his abdomen and that he will die when this occurs. Although generally classified as a culture-specific syndrome, koro may be no more than a variant of castration anxiety (ANXIETY, CASTRATION) as it has been described in non-Asian patients.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...