Search results for "Infectious Disease"

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Playing nice: infection control and clinical microbiology in the P4P era

Mike has been an infectious disease chief and hospital epidemiologist and is now our chief quality officer, and Dan is an infectious disease chief, hospital epidemiologist and clinical microbiologist. ... Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP Member, is an
November 2021

Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions

Participating in Maintenance of Certification. Dr. Tan. Present positions: Professor of internal medicine, co-course director, infection and immunity, vice-chair, infectious disease section, NEOMED; lead physician-SHMG-infectious diseases, assistant
November 2020

E is for enterovirus 68

19 of 22 specimens sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from the Kansas City outbreak were positive for EV68. ... Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP Member, is an infectious disease physician and epidemiologist in Iowa City, Iowa, who studies
November 2021

‘Right-to-try’ laws spark debate

to disrupt a physician's office, and conference coverage from infectious disease and cardiology sessions. ... If you or your family member were dying of an incurable disease and a drug might be able to help, wouldn't you want to take the chance, however
January 2018

Goodbye triclosan and triclocarban

Goodbye triclosan and triclocarban. Back when I was an infectious disease fellow, I completed a national survey (along with Anthony Harris) of the availability of tricolsan and triclocarban containing antibacterial soaps. ... Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP
November 2021

Candida CAUTI: An oxymoron

Candiduria is neither a symptom nor a sign, and it is clearly not a disease. ... The overwhelming body of evidence points to the fact that the presence of candiduria as an isolated observation generally does not portend subsequent invasive disease.
November 2021

Flu, light, and the truth

The single greatest infectious disease calamity in all of human history was not plague, or typhus, or smallpox, it was the 1918 flu pandemic, which killed as many as 50 million. ... The CDC provides very helpful information about antiviral medications
November 2021

Breaking barriers to buprenorphine

retention in treatment programs and decreases overdose, drug use, infectious disease transmission, and criminal activity, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
September 2018

AMA's immediate past president reflects on medicine's future

As she steps down from her presidency and returns to her work as a primary care physician and infectious disease specialist at a Ryan White HIV clinic in Lexington, Ky., she
October 2014

Patient, wash thy own hands!

Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP Member, is an infectious disease physician and epidemiologist in Iowa City, Iowa, who studies methods to halt the spread of resistant bacteria in our hospitals (including
November 2021

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