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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
September 2019

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
September 2019

Why can't we easily clean our stethoscopes?

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
September 2019

Breaking barriers to buprenorphine

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

Be proactive about managing hepatitis B

Given that hepatitis B is a dynamic disease, with the diagnosis often occurring long after the time of infection, Dr. ... 2017;167:794-804. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Hepatitis B vaccination—United States, 1982-2002.
April 2018

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
September 2019

Measles makes a comeback

Measles (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).
September 2019

Sermo launches flu tracker

Sermo , the online social network for physicians, has launched its own flu tracking system that it says improves on those offered by the C...
September 2019

Primary care takes on opioid addiction

The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that using medications to treat opioid use disorder increases retention in treatment programs and decreases overdose, drug use, infectious disease transmission, and criminal activity. ... But the legal
October 2017

Doctor, who's your boss?

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

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