Historically, patients infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) were cared for by hepatologists, while a few infectious disease specialists dabbled in the field. ... The writer, Stacey Butterfield, did an excellent job summarizing this complex disease,
Ajit P. Limaye, MD, an infectious disease specialist at the University of Washington, updated attendees on new recommendations and evidence for the treatment of several infections commonly seen in outpatient care. ... about was that [ACIP] felt there was
I got a heads up the other day that our organization had been dissed by a CNN reporter who was frustrated by her inability to get tested for...
The Journal of the American Medical Association has just published the BUGG (Benefits of Universal Glove and Gown) study online (free full ...
There's been a flurry of media around the topic recently: At various infectious diseases society meetings, many member physicians have been advocating for a change in our white coat culture— ... Philip Lederer, an infectious diseases doctor in Boston,
A few months ago I blogged about a study that explored the biologic plausibility for replacing the handshake with the fist bump from an inf...
As of this week, germophobes have one more thing to worry about. A new paper in PLoS One (full text here ) describes the results of a series...
He also serves on the Infectious Disease Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine. ... He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine and infectious disease.
ACP Internist's latest cover article describes the potential environmental impact of disposing of drugs down the drain and into the water s...
Thanks to my patient for allowing me to use her photo to talk about a common condition known as shingles. The medical name is herpes zoster ...