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Infectious disease tests gain new approvals

Safinamide (Xadago) tablets as an add-on treatment for patients with Parkinson's disease who are currently taking levodopa/carbidopa and experiencing an increase in symptoms (aka โ€œoffโ€ time).
May 2017

Continuous PPI use associated with C. difficile recurrences

difficile, few studies have analyzed the drugs' relationship with disease recurrences.
March 2015

Rapid testing for infectious disease

I t used to take days for laboratories to return test results for infectious diseases. ... More specifically, polymerase chain reaction (PCR) allows laboratory technicians to detect specific genes that indicate the presence of infectious agents.
January 2016

Telemedicine ID consults reduced length of stay for patients with active infections

Remote inpatient infectious disease (ID) consultations also reduced antibiotic days and costs, signifying an antimicrobial stewardship effect, researchers wrote. ... Implementation of telemedicine infectious disease consults for inpatients was associated
May 2019

Common curbside consults in infectious disease

We tell our infectious disease fellows that if you can't give the answer without looking it up, you should do a formal consult. ... Curbsides are not only permissible but necessary in many cases. Some infectious disease departments provide more than 10
January 2015

New guidelines for hospitals' antibiotic stewardship programs

The evidence-based guidelines were developed by an expert panel representing internal medicine, emergency medicine, microbiology, critical care, surgery, epidemiology, pharmacy, and adult and pediatric infectious disease, and they were published
April 2016

Infectious disease doctor outlines risks of eating raw oysters

Moore, MD, FACP, chair of infectious diseases at Oschner Medical Center in New Orleans, at a talk during the hospital medicine precourse. ... The organism is part of the normal marine flora, especially oysters, and tends to cause disease in warmer months.
April 2012

Future of antibiotics worries infectious disease experts

I nfectious disease experts have many worries. Pandemic viruses, inadequate infection control practices and other problems were discussed at the annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in ... We don't have new antibiotics,โ€
January 2010

Evidence-based care for S. aureus bacteremia reduced mortality in hospitalized veterans

The use of appropriate antibiotics, echocardiography, and infectious disease consults for patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia increased significantly from 2003 to 2014. ... Increases in the use of appropriate antibiotics, echocardiography, and
September 2017

You can reduce antibiotic resistance

an academic health center and you had residents,โ€ said Gary Kravitz, FACP, an infectious disease specialist in St. ... Trivedi. And if there is no infectious disease physician around, don't despair.
May 2011

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