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Evaluation of Empirical Treatment Response in Hospitalized Patient Community Acquired Pneumonia

Fikri Faisal, Erlina Burhan, Wahju Aniwidyaningsih, Aria Kekalih Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RS Persahabatan Jakarta Departemen Ilmu Kedokteran Komunitas, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia Abstract Background: Pneumonia is the first leading disease with the highest mortality in hospitalized patients. The purpose of this study are to determine treatment responsse for the empirical […]

Relationship between Procalcitonin Concentration with Etiology of Community Acquired Pneumonia Patients

Desi Susyanti, Taufik, Oea Khairsyaf, Irvan Medison Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Andalas, RS Dr. M. Djamil Padang Abstract Background: Antibiotic overuse for community acquired pneumoia (CAP) is associated with drug resistance and hospital-acquired infection. It is important to distinguish bacterial pneumonia from non-bacterial pneumonia to less antibiotic overuse. Procalcitonin (PCT) test could identify bacterial […]

Impact of Chemical Agent Exposure During Batik Colouring Process to Lung Clinical Impairment of Batik’s Industry Worker

Riana Sari, Suradi, Faisal Yunus Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret, RSUD Dr. Moewardi, Surakarta Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RSUP Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract Background: Batik is a craft which has a high art and culture value to Indonesian especially Javanese. Chemical agents exposure at the batik coloring […]

Affecting Factors of Lung Function of Regional Traffic Police in East Jakarta

Amir Luthfi, Faisal Yunus, Prasenohadi, Joedo Prihartono Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RS Persahabatan, Jakarta Departemen Ilmu Kedokteran Komunitas Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia Abstract Background: Air pollution due to road traffic is a serious health hazard and thus the traffic policeman who is continuously exposed to pollutant, may be at an increased […]

Correlation between Asthma Control Test with FEV1% in Determining Asthma Control Level

Anita Ramlie, Retno Ariza Soeprihatini Soemarwoto, Wiwien Heru Wiyono Klinik Respirasi Harum Melati, Pringsewu, Lampung; Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RS Persahabatan Jakarta Abstract Background: Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease, so the appropriate treatment is necessary in order to achieve and maintain asthma control for an extended period. Asthma control […]

Common Causes of Pleural Effusion in Hospitalized Patient

Eddy Surjanto, Yusup Subagyo Sutanto, Jatu Aphridasari, Leonardo Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret, RS Dr. Moewardi, Surakarta Abstract Background: Pleural effusion is abnormal accumulation of pleural fluid in pleural cavity, which is caused by excessive transudation or exudation from pleural surface and complication of various diseases. The aim of this […]

Multidrugs Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) Treatment with Short Term Regimen

Tamam Anugrah Tamsil, Arifin Nawas, Dianiati Kusumo Sutoyo Abstract MDR-TB is a major public health concern in several countries. The results of PMDT have not been impressive with the proportion of successfully treated MDR-TB patients in most countries below 60% and the proportion of loss to follow-up and failure were high. Recommended treatment regimens are very long, […]

Deep Vein Trombosis among Lung Cancer Patients Using Wells Score

Fadhlia Majidiah, Elisna Sjahruddin, Sita Laksmi Andarini Abstract Background: Deep vein trombosis (DVT) is a common complication in malignancy. Its incidence in lung cancer is much higher than in general population. Since there were no data about DVT in lung cancer and there were no similar study conducted in Indonesia. The objective of this study […]