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Sept 6 2010 hands-iron-rehab-BP-CPAP+pseudomonas a by Roxlyn Facebook Posted Wed 08 Sep 2010 8:09pm Is hand washing enough to stop the spread of disease? (September 8, 2010) -- Not drying your hands thoroughly after washing them, could increase the spread of bacteria and rubbing your hands whilst using a conventional electric hand dryer could be a contributing factor. Frequently people give up drying their hands and wipe them on their clothes ... Read on »
pseudomonas aeruginosa 101 by CFMama Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:19pm This is a compilation of my knowledge of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. There is a lot of misinformation and outdated research pertaining to Cystic Fibrosis on the internet so you must be careful what you read. If you would like to learn more about Cystic Fibrosis I suggest you visit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. What is Pseudomonas aeruginosa? ... Read on »
Synergy between Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa by CFMama Posted Mon 15 Feb 2010 3:10pm If you would like to read my original post about pseudomonas aeruginosaclick here. After receiving several questions regarding the treatment of Nathan's staphI thought I would revisit the topic. I am borrowing the following from the post I wrote July 82009 to explain why Dr. A may not be treating the Staph at this momentnot to say that it w ... Read on »
Feeling Sick. I have Asthma. Pseudomonas-free at Last! by jpetersen Posted Mon 25 Feb 2013 10:10pm P. aeruginosa You’re going to enjoy this story, trust me. We all know and hate “good old”  pseudomonas aeruginosa with a passion, right? It’s resistent, it never really goes away , and we have to take 3x more meds for it than anything other than airway assistance. However, with all of that struggle comes familiarity. I smell like ... Read on »
Zoe cultured Pseudomonas for the first time by Jada .. Posted Wed 30 Jul 2008 12:00am The dreaded call came yesterday...Zoe has cultured PA for the first time. I got off the phone and cried. Then I got pissed...pissed at cf. I guess what really gets you is...your floating along thinking, wow, it has been 7 months since she has been in the hospital, we are doing good! Then SLAP!! right in the face. Yeah, sure she has been o ... Read on »
What You Need to Know About Pseudomonas Aeruginosa (PA) by Lauren B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 7:27pm Pseudomonas Aeruginosa , commonly referred to in the cystic fibrosis community as simply "PA," is one of the most prevalent and difficult pathogens to eradicate. As an opportunistic pathogen, this bacteria takes hold mostly in people who are in weak health, or are already fighting another type of infection. In people who have normal immune s ... Read on »
Aradigm Enrolls First Patient for Bronchiectasis Treatment Trial by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert Posted Fri 05 Mar 2010 5:47am Aradigm Corporation (OTCBB:ARDM) (the “Company”) today announced that it dosed the first patient in the U.S. as part of its ORBIT-1 (Once-daily Respiratory Bronchiectasis Inhalation Treatment) trial, an international, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2b study designed to evaluate the Company’s inhaled liposomal ciprofloxac ... Read on »
Trach delayed by pseudomonas by Catherine Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm Update: The infection is pseudomonas, although not pneumonia in his lungs, but growing in his ET (endotrachial) tube, the same pseudomonas which lead to his admission on 12 July and spiralled into intubation, throat surgery, heart cathetarisation, lung collapse, heart attack, failed extubations, bypass heart surgery, throat surgery #2, failed ... Read on »
Pseudomonas is a B*tch by Jessica Muir Posted Sun 28 Feb 2010 1:53pm It's been quite the fiasco recently with this infection and I think I've nailed it. I've been having these exacerbations back to back for a few months now. Each time I'm put on Prednisone (with out an antibiotic), opens up my airways, wean off the Prednisone, and we're back at square one. It's been driving me absolutely insane I have to admit. ... Read on »
Pseudomonas. by Feeding problems Posted Thu 05 Aug 2010 1:03pm Urgh, got the dreaded call from Sophs lovely CF nurse earlier today. Well I actually missed the call and she left an answerphone message saying she had results and would phone later. Totally unusual so I knew something had grown. I rang her straight away and received the news we had delayed for quite a few months now, the pseudo was back and t ... Read on »