Empiric #antibiotics for community-acquired #pneumonia in adult patients: a systematic review and a network meta-analysis

The main aim of this network meta-analysis is to identify the empiric antibiotic (Em-ATB) with the highest probability of being the best (HPBB) in terms of (1) cure rate and (2) mortality rate in hospitalised patients with community acquired pneumonia (CAP) . Method Inclusion criteria: (1) adult patients (>16 years old) diagnosed with CAP that required …

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Effects of Stressful Events and Perceived #Stress on Cognitive Change Among #Depressed Older Adults

Stress is thought to exacerbate cognitive decline in older adults, especially those with late life depression (LLD); however, the specific aspects of stress that are especially deleterious and the aspects of cognition they affect are not clear. For example, it is not known whether the effects result from the exposure to stressful life events or …

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