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Drugs come up short for doctors, patients

After reviewing the patient's lab results and consulting with an infectious disease specialist, Dr.
May 2012

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for a skin eruption

The correct answer is A: Prescribe doxycycline. This question can be found in MKSAP 17 in the Infectious Disease section, item 85. ... STARI also presents as erythema migrans and can be identical to Lyme disease.
October 2016

Stewardship, stewardship, stewardship

2) “Clinical algorithms aimed at improving antimicrobial stewardship from an infectious disease standpoint must also integrate treatment preferences when applied to patients near the end of life.”. ... Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP Member, is an
July 2020

Interpreting the new sore throat article

Over the past 2 or 3 decades, some authors started calling Lemierre syndrome “the forgotten disease.” It seems that the syndrome occurred regularly in the first half of the 20th century. ... As I give pharyngitis talks around the U.S., infectious
July 2020

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

The remaining six sections (Endocrinology and Metabolism, General Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and Rheumatology) will launch in 2020.
February 2020

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
July 2020

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
July 2020

Textbook edition reflects evolution of hospital medicine

Part six, clinical conditions in the inpatient setting, differs from textbooks that review major disciplines in internal medicine, such as cardiology, gastroenterology, and infectious disease, in that the focus is entirely ... A hospitalist might then
February 2017

Beating back the norovirus devil

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) does have useful information online and in graphic form. ... Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP Member, is an infectious disease physician and epidemiologist in Iowa City, Iowa, who studies methods to halt
July 2020

Climate change and consultation training

The health effects of climate change include increased air pollution, increased incidence of infectious disease (insect- and tick-borne and waterborne), prolonged allergy seasons, heat waves, food insecurity and malnutrition, and
January 2017

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