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QD: News Every Day--NQF endorses 14 infectious disease quality measures

QD: News Every Day--NQF endorses 14 infectious disease quality measures. The National Quality Forum (NQF) endorsed 14 infectious disease quality measures, addressing issues such as appropriate treatment for upper respiratory ... Infectious diseases have
January 2020

Infectious disease doctors tackle bad bugs with fewer drugs

difficile, seemed to prefer metronidazole for mild disease and vancomycin for serious disease. ... Luke's Infectious Disease Associates in Duluth, Minn., the scheduled speaker who stayed home to care for a very ill patient.
January 2008

Get your darn flu shot!

Get your darn flu shot! The press conference I attended today at the Infectious Disease Society of America's annual meeting had a clear message and it was pretty much a
January 2020

$35 a day

A new paper in the American Journal of Infection Control takes a look at the cost of contact precautions. The investigators determined tha...
January 2020

Great idea

can affect everything from our mood to our risk of heart disease. ... Specifically, it was this paragraph: “In fact, graphs of the drug overdose deaths look like those of deaths from a new infectious disease, said Jonathan Skinner, a Dartmouth economist
January 2020

Pan-resistant NDM-containing K. pneumoniae lacking MCR-1

The Centers for disease Control and Prevention has reported a case of New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase (NDM-1)–containing carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) and Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from a wound ... Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP
January 2020

Beware of dishes!

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...
January 2020

What the HAC?!

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,
January 2020

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,
January 2020

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

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