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Infectious disease doctors tackle bad bugs with fewer drugs

I'm happy to say there are some glimmers of hope for antibiotic research and development,” Dr. ... Likewise, it's the use of the antibiotic, not the type that matters.”.
January 2008

Seeing the whole diagnostic picture

A course of antibiotics did not improve her symptoms. She returned to the emergency department during a bout of abdominal pain, and was referred to a gynecologist. ... A pelvic ultrasound was unremarkable, and she was prescribed a second course of
April 2010

Advance directives are the beginning of care, not the end

She required percutaneous drainage and hospitalization for intravenous antibiotics, and the metastatic lesions progressed. ... Soon after initiation of treatment, the patient develops pneumonia, and intubation with ventilation for a few days is needed
July 2012

PPI's benefits can outweigh their possible risks

diff than taking a PPI. A sick, elderly person taking antibiotics is already at risk for C. ... Risk of Clostridium difficile infection with acid suppressing drugs and antibiotics: meta-analysis.
October 2012

Stewardship, stewardship, stewardship

Key findings of his study include:. 1) “Antibiotic overuse is recognized but generally accepted;. ... Antibiotic-related adverse events were higher in “high-use” nursing homes even among patients who did not receive antibiotics.
June 2021

'To what end?'

Q: Why give an antibiotic for an upper respiratory infection, or for “bronchitis” lasting less than a week? • ... The cure for antibiotic overuse is “watchful waiting,” in which the body generally gets better without medication assistance.
June 2021

Textbook edition reflects evolution of hospital medicine

Q: How would a practicing hospitalist reference this book? A: For a provisional admission diagnosis of, for example, pneumonia, clinicians need to confirm a diagnosis of pneumonia, prescribe appropriate antibiotics, modify
February 2017

5 key takeaways from vaping crisis

That's why 90% of the 60 EVALI cases in the report in The Lancet received antibiotics. ... Clinicians often treated EVALI patients for community-acquired pneumonia, typically prescribing a few days of antibiotics, Dr.
March 2020

Unwind the ‘story’ to diagnose asthma, allergies

But the replacement antibiotic may be suboptimal and will probably be more expensive, Dr. ... Kelso said. This practice also promotes antibiotic resistance and may lead to more side effects, such as Clostridium difficile infection.
July 2016

Don't drink the water

I worked my way through all the antibiotics as prescribed, but those aren't the problem anyway, said Christian Daughton, PhD, Chief of the Environmental Chemistry Branch at the EPA's ... He told ACP Internist that antibiotics in drinking water occur only
June 2021

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