Donald E Craven

Summary

Affiliation: Lahey Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Diagnosis of ventilator-associated respiratory infections (VARI): microbiologic clues for tracheobronchitis (VAT) and pneumonia (VAP)
    Donald E Craven
    Center for Infectious Disease and Prevention, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Clin Chest Med 32:547-57. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Incidence and outcomes of ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis and pneumonia
    Donald E Craven
    Center for Infectious Diseases and Prevention, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Am J Med 126:542-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis and pneumonia: thinking outside the box
    Donald E Craven
    Center for Infectious Diseases and Prevention, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:S59-66. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis: the impact of targeted antibiotic therapy on patient outcomes
    Donald E Craven
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Chest 135:521-8. 2009
  5. pmc Ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis (VAT): questions, answers, and a new paradigm?
    Donald E Craven
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Crit Care 12:157. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Nosocomial pneumonia: emerging concepts in diagnosis, management, and prophylaxis
    Donald E Craven
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 8:421-9. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia in adults: sowing seeds of change
    Donald E Craven
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Chest 130:251-60. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint What is healthcare-associated pneumonia, and how should it be treated?
    Donald E Craven
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 19:153-60. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint A man with chronic leg edema, purpuric skin lesions, and abdominal lymphadenopathy
    Donald E Craven
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:519-20, 557-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Healthcare-associated pneumonia in adults: management principles to improve outcomes
    Donald E Craven
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 18:939-62. 2004

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Diagnosis of ventilator-associated respiratory infections (VARI): microbiologic clues for tracheobronchitis (VAT) and pneumonia (VAP)
    Donald E Craven
    Center for Infectious Disease and Prevention, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Clin Chest Med 32:547-57. 2011
    ..Extensive data indicate that early, appropriate antibiotic therapy improves outcomes for patients with VAP. Recognizing and treating VARI may allow earlier appropriate therapy and improved patient outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint Incidence and outcomes of ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis and pneumonia
    Donald E Craven
    Center for Infectious Diseases and Prevention, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Am J Med 126:542-9. 2013
    ..This study analyzed natural history, incidence, and outcomes of patients developing ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis and pneumonia...
  3. doi request reprint Ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis and pneumonia: thinking outside the box
    Donald E Craven
    Center for Infectious Diseases and Prevention, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:S59-66. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis: the impact of targeted antibiotic therapy on patient outcomes
    Donald E Craven
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Chest 135:521-8. 2009
    ..Recent data suggest that VAT appears to be an important risk factor for VAP and that targeted antibiotic therapy for VAT may be a new paradigm for VAP prevention and better patient outcomes...
  5. pmc Ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis (VAT): questions, answers, and a new paradigm?
    Donald E Craven
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Crit Care 12:157. 2008
    ..More importantly, targeted antibiotic therapy for VAT may improve patient outcomes and become a new paradigm for prevention or early therapy for VAP...
  6. ncbi request reprint Nosocomial pneumonia: emerging concepts in diagnosis, management, and prophylaxis
    Donald E Craven
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 8:421-9. 2002
    ..Strategies for prophylaxis are of critical importance for risk reduction, improvement in patient outcome, and reduction of hospital costs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia in adults: sowing seeds of change
    Donald E Craven
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Chest 130:251-60. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint What is healthcare-associated pneumonia, and how should it be treated?
    Donald E Craven
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 19:153-60. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint A man with chronic leg edema, purpuric skin lesions, and abdominal lymphadenopathy
    Donald E Craven
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:519-20, 557-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Healthcare-associated pneumonia in adults: management principles to improve outcomes
    Donald E Craven
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 18:939-62. 2004
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  11. doi request reprint Management and prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia caused by multidrug-resistant pathogens
    Philip E Grgurich
    Department of Pharmacy, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Expert Rev Respir Med 6:533-55. 2012
    ..Evidence-based strategies to prevent VAP that incorporate multidisciplinary staff education and collaboration are essential to reduce the burden of this disease and associated healthcare costs...
  12. ncbi request reprint HIV infection does not affect the performance of noninvasive markers of fibrosis for the diagnosis of hepatitis C virus-related liver disease
    David Nunes
    Section of Gastroenterology, Boston Medical Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:538-44. 2005
    ..The aim of the current study was to compare the diagnostic performance and characteristics of a number of noninvasive markers of hepatic fibrosis in populations of hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected patients with and without HIV infection...
  13. doi request reprint Predictors of treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in drug users
    Carrie Reed
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Subst Abus 29:5-15. 2008
    ..01, for trend). Focused strategies to overcome these potentially modifiable factors may be indicated to increase HCV treatment in affected populations...
  14. doi request reprint Molecular typing of Mycobacterium chelonae isolates from a pseudo-outbreak involving an automated bronchoscope washer
    Alexandra Chroneou
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:1088-90. 2008
    ..Molecular typing using repetitive extragenic palindromic polymerase chain reaction was helpful in confirming epidemiologic and clinical findings...
  15. ncbi request reprint Healthcare-associated pneumonia: principles and emerging concepts on management
    Alexandra Chroneou
    Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 8:3117-31. 2007
    ..This review article addresses HCAP management strategies in both clinical settings...
  16. pmc Endothelial function in HIV-infected persons
    Anthony Solages
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1325-32. 2006
    ..Impaired endothelium-dependent vasodilation is a putative surrogate marker of coronary atherosclerotic disease...
  17. doi request reprint Strategies for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia: bundles, devices, and medications for improved patient outcomes
    Fahad Alroumi
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 40:81-92. 2012
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Diagnosis of ventilator-associated pneumonia: controversies and working toward a gold standard
    Philip E Grgurich
    Department of Pharmacy, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 26:140-50. 2013
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Intravascular lymphoma masquerading as Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome
    Patricia J Pahk
    Department of Ophthalmology, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 16:123-6. 2008
    ..To describe the clinical course of a case of intravascular lymphoma...
  20. ncbi request reprint Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis soon after therapy with infliximab, a tumor necrosis factor-alpha-neutralizing antibody: a possible healthcare-associated case?
    Francesco G De Rosa
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:477-82. 2003
    ..Recently, an increased risk of infection due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis and rare cases of invasive fungal disease have been reported following infliximab therapy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Fusarium oxysporum pneumonia in an immunocompetent host
    Stephen R Gorman
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    South Med J 99:613-6. 2006
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case of isolated pulmonary fusariosis in an apparently immunocompetent person. Oral voriconazole therapy was effective in this clinical setting...
  22. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of patients with HIV disease: impact of hepatitis C coinfection
    Catherine A Fleming
    Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:572-8. 2004
    ..These findings underscore the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of these patient populations...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effect of short-term antibiotic treatment on Chlamydia pneumoniae and peripheral endothelial function
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:732-5. 2003
  24. doi request reprint Images in clinical medicine. Strongyloides stercoralis hyperinfection
    Stephen R Gorman
    Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:e12. 2008
  25. ncbi request reprint Preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia: tiptoeing through a minefield
    Donald E Craven
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:1297-8. 2006
  26. ncbi request reprint Progress in the battle against nosocomial legionnaires' disease: shedding light on shades of gray
    Donald E Craven
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:560-2. 2003
  27. doi request reprint Silver-coated endotracheal tubes and incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia: the NASCENT randomized trial
    Marin H Kollef
    Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    JAMA 300:805-13. 2008
    ..Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) causes substantial morbidity. A silver-coated endotracheal tube has been designed to reduce VAP incidence by preventing bacterial colonization and biofilm formation...
  28. doi request reprint Health care-associated pneumonia (HCAP): a critical appraisal to improve identification, management, and outcomes--proceedings of the HCAP Summit
    Marin H Kollef
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:S296-334; quiz 335-8. 2008
    ..The results were then compared with results of the same survey as completed by 744 Infectious Diseases Society of America members. The similarities and differences between those survey results are the basis of this publication...
  29. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus: times, they are a-changin'
    Donald E Craven
    Clin Infect Dis 42:179-80. 2006
  30. doi request reprint Interaction of daptomycin with two recombinant thromboplastin reagents leads to falsely prolonged patient prothrombin time/International Normalized Ratio results
    Peggy S Webster
    Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Lexington, Massachusetts 02421, USA
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 19:32-8. 2008
    ..Healthcare providers should consider a possible drug-laboratory test interaction if prolonged prothrombin time or elevated International Normalized Ratio values are observed in patients receiving daptomycin...
  31. ncbi request reprint Blood cultures for community-acquired pneumonia: piecing together a mosaic for doing less
    Donald E Craven
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:327-8. 2004