How to best treat patients in an era of increasingly drug-resistant infections and lagging antibiotic development was a core issue at the 25th annual Infectious Diseases Society of America conference ... responsibly].”. Treatment of Clostridium
This month's issue includes articles on the optimal use of prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism, differential diagnoses for Ebola, and conference coverage. ... In conference coverage, we bring you 2 dispatches from the University of San Francisco's
Advice is given on how hospitals and clinicians can avoid the pitfalls of the penalty program, and how policymakers could change it to operate more effectively.
Empiric antibiotics should be administered early when an infectious insult is suspected, with double coverage as is done for septic shock, Dr.
This month's issue includes stories on hospitals going green, wearing appropriate attire on the job, and conference coverage from Hospital Medicine 2013. ... Other topics in this conference coverage section includepearls, patient satisfaction, and
Take a stepwise approach to choose sedation and paralysis wisely.
This month's issue includes a cover story on rounding practices, features on pneumonia and patient safety, and conference coverage. ... Our bonanza of conference coverage starts with a recap from the National Readmission Summit last December, then
Expert analysis on determining decision-making ability from Mayo Clinic meeting.
Babik, an assistant clinical professor in the department of infectious diseases at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), speaking at UCSF's Management of the Hospitalized Patient conference last October. ... Dr. Babik also briefly discussed
Physician attitudes can lead to avoidance, delays of care