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Pneumonia Research in the East Midlands

Current Pneumonia Research

Below are pneumonia research studies and trials taking place in the East Midlands

September 18, 2017

Inspiratory muscle training (IMT) is a technique where you repeatedly breathe in hard and fast from a hand held device, which strenghthens the respiratory muscles.  It has been shown in previous studies in a variety of medical and respiratory conditions to reduce the f...

September 18, 2017

Following treatment for Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP), the resolution of symptoms for CAP has been shown to lag behind clinical cure as assessed by the clinical team.  Return to pre-pneumonia levels of fitness and general health has been reported to take over 3 mo...

July 9, 2017

A Population based prospective cohort study of pneumococcal pneumonia in adults following the introduction of childhood pneumococcal vaccination in the UK.

This research is being currently carried out at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust;

Chief Investigator: Inve...

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East Midlands Pneumonia Publications

Patient-reported outcome measures in the recovery of adults hospitalised with community-acquired pneumonia

Pick HJ, Bolton CE, Lim WS, McKeever TM. Patient-reported outcome measures
in the recovery of adults hospitalised with community-acquired pneumonia:
a systematic review. Eur Respir J. 2019 Mar 18;53(3). pii: 1802165. doi:
10.1183/13993003.02165-2018. Print 2019 Mar. PubMed PMID: 30635298.

Healthcare reconsultation in working-age adults following hospitalisation for community-acquired pneumonia


Daniel P, Bewick T, McKeever TM, Roberts M, Ashton D, Smith D, Latip L, Lim
WS. Healthcare reconsultation in working-age adults following hospitalisation for
community-acquired pneumonia. Clin Med (Lond). 2018 Feb;18(1):41-46. doi:
10.7861/clinmedicine.18-1-41. PubMed PMID: 29436438

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