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QD: News Every Day--NQF endorses 14 infectious disease quality measures

QD: News Every Day--NQF endorses 14 infectious disease quality measures. The National Quality Forum (NQF) endorsed 14 infectious disease quality measures, addressing issues such as appropriate treatment for upper respiratory ... Infectious diseases have
August 2019

Infectious disease doctors tackle bad bugs with fewer drugs

difficile, seemed to prefer metronidazole for mild disease and vancomycin for serious disease. ... Luke's Infectious Disease Associates in Duluth, Minn., the scheduled speaker who stayed home to care for a very ill patient.
January 2008

Get your darn flu shot!

Get your darn flu shot! The press conference I attended today at the Infectious Disease Society of America's annual meeting had a clear message and it was pretty much a
August 2019

$35 a day

A new paper in the American Journal of Infection Control takes a look at the cost of contact precautions. The investigators determined tha...
August 2019

Great idea

can affect everything from our mood to our risk of heart disease. ... Specifically, it was this paragraph:“ In fact, graphs of the drug overdose deaths look like those of deaths from a new infectious disease, said Jonathan Skinner, a Dartmouth economist
August 2019

Flu me once

They never got polio. The same is true of smallpox, one of the most dreaded killers in human history, and still the only infectious disease willfully eradicated. ... But that tendency is at our peril. The single greatest infectious disease calamity in
August 2019

What the HAC?!

Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, and hospital epidemiology in Iowa City, Iowa, splitting time between seeing patients with infectious diseases, diagnosing infections in the microbiology laboratory,
August 2019

Outcome bias

Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, and hospital epidemiology in Iowa City, Iowa, splitting time between seeing patients with infectious diseases, diagnosing infections in the microbiology laboratory,
August 2019

Hospital medicine meeting offers advice for all internists

palliative care, consulting as a career and infectious disease control. ... One of the recent concerns in infectious disease has been the emergence of vancomycin-resistant types of Staphylococcus aureus, known as VISA (vancomycin-intermediate) and VRSA
June 2010

Keep the beard

There’s a new paper in the Journal of Hospital Infection that takes a look at the bacterial ecology of facial hair. In this study, 408 mal...
August 2019

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