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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
November 2021

$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...
November 2021

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
November 2021

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...
November 2021

Hospital medicine meeting offers advice for all internists

Medicine's annual meeting, including a digest of 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,
June 2010

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,
November 2021

MERS: a primer

The CDC reported the first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the United States. The patient is a health care worker who fl...
November 2021

Managing superbugs in your community

About a third of the world's population is infected with TB, one of the deadliest infectious diseases, said Dr. ... Most internists refer to an infectious disease or pulmonary [subspecialist for treatment], but they're the ones that make the diagnosis.
May 2017

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
November 2021

Remain vigilant this ‘twindemic’ season

Javaid, who is professor of medicine and infectious disease and a hospital epidemiologist for Mount Sinai Health System in New York City. ... people you have a high index of suspicion for a febrile respiratory disease,” Dr.
October 2021

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