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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
October 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

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...
October 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
October 2019

The vaccine that went away.

The IDSA session "Why is there no vaccine for Lyme disease?" bucked that trend. ... Parts of the U.S. (like the Northeast) have a high prevalence of Lyme disease and residents who could benefit from a vaccine.
October 2019

Measles makes a comeback

Measles (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).
October 2019

The power of habit

While on the infectious disease consult service last week, I walked out of a patient's room, and wiped down my stethescope.
October 2019

Medical fright: Ebola

Amidst the clatter of the Middle East, children fleeing danger to come across our borders, and lawsuits against the White House, there’s thi...
October 2019

Keeping CRE out

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,
October 2019

On beyond Zika

As I write this, the World Health Organization is scrambling to catch up with the global proliferation of this emerging infectious disease, and poised to declare a public health emergency. ... That likely makes it a zoonosis at the start, a disease
October 2019

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