1 of only 4 such facilities in the United States, according to Ribner—to treat such a contagious disease … The isolation unit was created 12 years ago in conjunction with experts ... Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases,
Valerie E. Stone, MD, FACP. Age: 53. Occupation: General internist/infectious disease physician (specializing in HIV), director of primary care internal medicine residency, associate chief for teaching and training of general ... Fellowship: Infectious
Not surprisingly, flu was a major topic of the IDSA meeting. I'll be writing a full article about the information presented, but in the mean...
This means that physicians believe this to be an infectious disease, like strep throat, caused by bacteria. ... The classic understanding of this disease was that this was a bacterial infection in the wall of the colon.
Mandates for all hospitals to have infectious disease trained hospital epidemiologists should be considered. ... New models for compensation of infectious diseases physicians must be developed to encourage young physicians to pursue training in our field.
Poliomyelitis is a contagious viral disease that affects nerves and can lead to paralysis. ... It was one of the most feared infections worldwide. Modern polio vaccination has almost wiped out the disease.
Vector-borne and water-borne infectious disease. Rising temperatures, changing precipitation patterns, and other climate drivers could create hospitable environments for mosquitoes and ticks that carry diseases such as dengue, Lyme,
The fact that it is almost Halloween is purely coincidental. At an IDSA session on "What's hot in infectious disease," John Bartlett, MD, updated us on the risks of bat
They also require office infrastructure and workflow, along with clinical nurse managers to manage acute and chronic disease. ... They are serious and include heat-related effects, drought and disruption of food supply, flooding and infectious disease,
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