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Screening, decolonization and environmental decontamination for MRSA in nursing homes doesn't work

In any case, as I said last week about the study in Clinical Infectious Diseases, congratulations to the authors and journal (this time ICHE) for publishing this important negative study. . ... Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP Member, is an infectious disease
October 2019

Designing a better hospital

He has published numerous articles in clinical medicine, covering a wide range of specialty areas including; pulmonology, cardiology, endocrinology, hematology, and infectious disease.
October 2019

Preventing shingles

At this time the CDC has not recommended routine vaccination of this age group, which is likely related to lower disease incidence (about 4.6% annually in 50-year-olds, compared ... However, given the lower disease prevalence and risk in this population
October 2019

Hospital medicine meeting offers advice for all internists

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, known as VISA (vancomycin-intermediate) and VRSA
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,
October 2019

Food for thought

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...
October 2019

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

CDC seeks more testing for ‘huge uptick’ in HCV incidence

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is the largest ongoing infectious disease epidemic in the U.S., and incidence rates are rising, according to CDC research (unpublished at press time) presented in ... Ms. Dan, viral hepatitis policy advisor for the
January 2016

Address Maintenance of Certification at Internal Medicine 2012

We will discuss hematology, hepatology, infectious disease, critical care, cultural competency, safety and more, all through the lens of one inpatient admission,” Dr.
March 2012

Need grows for antimicrobial stewardship

If you want to learn a trade, something to do in the hospital that differentiates you from their hospital epidemiologist, from the other ID [infectious disease] physicians, you could in addition ... He was called in for an infectious disease consult for
July 2015

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