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Penicillin allergies, end-of-life care

Among the cohort, 1,365 developed MRSA (442 participants with penicillin allergy and 923 comparators) and 1,688 developed C. ... This analysis emphasises the importance of performing outpatient antibiotic stewardship and the role that penicillin allergy
November 2018

Penicillin allergy associated with risk of MRSA, C. diff, due to use of other antibiotics

Systematically addressing penicillin allergies may be an important public health strategy to reduce the incidence of MRSA and C. ... This analysis emphasises the importance of performing outpatient antibiotic stewardship and the role that penicillin
July 2018

The return of penicillin

These “constitute a near absolute contraindication to subsequent administration of penicillin,” said Dr. ... Was that the first exposure to penicillin? What was the route of administration?
January 2017

Penicillin skin testing de-escalated antibiotic prescribing, saved patients money

Researchers evaluated antimicrobial prescribing with and without penicillin skin testing for inpatients at a community hospital. ... The authors emphasized that penicillin skin testing is part of a broader initiative that includes penicillin allergy
March 2019

Home care vs. SNF, sepsis mortality

Researchers evaluated antimicrobial prescribing with and without penicillin skin testing for inpatients at a community hospital. ... The authors emphasized that penicillin skin testing is part of a broader initiative that includes penicillin allergy
July 2019

A new era of pneumonia management

If pan-susceptible pneumococcus is isolated, [you] can go with penicillin or amoxicillin.”. ... Ellison noted. “Those three pathogens are not as well covered by doxycycline or certainly the penicillins, so that's the reason” fluoroquinolones are
January 2020

Clarithromycin may be associated with increased risk for cardiac death

There were 160,297 courses of clarithromycin, 588,988 courses of roxithromycin, and 4,355,309 courses of penicillin V. ... Overall, 285 patients died of cardiac causes, 18 during clarithromycin use, 32 during roxithromycin use, and 235 during penicillin
August 2014

Azithromycin not associated with increased cardiovascular risk in the general population

score) and 1,102,419 uses of azithromycin to 7,364,292 uses of penicillin V. ... However, when compared to penicillin V in an unadjusted analysis, azithromycin was not significantly associated with an increased risk of death from cardiovascular causes
May 2013

Pearls from an ID doc

immunoglobulin E]-mediated [allergic] reaction to penicillin is only one in 10,000 treatment courses.”. ... Another thing to remember, said Dr. Isada, is that IgE reactions to penicillin often wane over time.
August 2013

Hospital-level antibiotic use associated with rates of hospital-onset C. diff

diff infections, so it might be most effective to concentrate particularly on replacing cephalosporins with penicillin-based drugs.
March 2019

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