The addition of vancomycin is reserved for patients with purulence
/ evidence of abscess or exudate.
There was no significant improvement in the sputum purulence
in the placebo group but there was a significant improvement in the sputum purulence
in the test drug group.
patients having increased sputum purulence
with either increased dyspnea or increased sputum volume;
However, closure of such wounds may lead to recurrence and referral of a patient to physical therapy for debridement due to the persistence of purulence
In UPLIFT[R], an exacerbation was defined as "an increase or new onset of more than one of the following respiratory symptoms (cough, sputum, sputum purulence
, wheezing, dyspnea) with a duration of three or more days, requiring treatment with an antibiotic and/or systemic (oral, intramuscular or intravenous) steroid" .
and odor gave the doctor the impression that the patient had an infection superimposed over the gout.
The symptoms include increased breathlessness, sputum purulence
or increased sputum volume and in some patients these are accompanied by other problems such as increasing cough, wheeze, chest tightness or fatigue.
A clinical pulmonary infection score, a weighted scale with high sensitivity and specificity, awards points for fever, leukocyte count, quantity and purulence
of secretions, oxygenation, type of radiographic abnormality, and sputum Gram stain results (Davis, 2006).
was beginning; the draining gash in the side streamed sluggishly, drenching the thigh with blood like some thickened blackberry juice; a milky pinkish discharge, like a gray Moselle wine, seeped from the chest and spattered the belly beneath which the grimy loin-cloth rippled.
5 weeks, clinical signs of superinfection in terms of inflammation and purulence
were markedly reduced.
The mastoid cavity contained purulence
and copious granulation tissue, with no dehiscence of the tegmen.
AECB are usually manifested as an increase in dyspnea (difficult or labored breathing), sputum volume and/or sputum purulence
Infection is defined by at least two classic findings of inflammation (redness, warmth, swelling/induration, and pain/tenderness) or purulence
He developed mobility of the left maxillary central and lateral incisors with surrounding purulence
The presence of [greater than or equal to] 2 of the following eye symptoms was classified as conjunctivitis: redness, tearing, itchiness, pain, burning, purulence
, or sensitivity to light.