FDA approves new treatment for VAP

On June 3, the FDA approved a new indication for Zerbaxa (ceftolozane and tazobactam) for the treatment of hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia (HABP/VABP) in patients…

Pleural effusion

Early identification results in prompt diagnosis. Takeaways: Parapneumonic effusions can increase in size despite antimicrobial therapy. Nurses should be attuned to changes in pulmonary assessment parameters and prepared…
tube feeding aspiration

Tube feeding aspiration

What would you do in this situation? Takeaways: Acute aspiration of tube feeding can result in a respiratory emergency Know the signs and symptoms of tube feeding aspiration:…

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