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Results 1 - 10 of about 19 for "Antibiotic therapy".

QD: News Every Day--Fecal transplants an easier treatment for difficile infections : ACP Internist

Treating recurrent Clostridium difficile infections with donor feces resulted in better treatment outcomes than vancomycin, particularly fo...

IDSA's strep pharyngitis guideline disappoints me : ACP Internist

As soon as I read the title of the IDSA guidelines I understood. I understood that they were disease focused rather than symptom and diagnos...

Diabetic foot care begins with bare feet | ACP Internist

Internists can head up a care team that intervenes early and often in preventing the ulcerations, pressure points and neuropathies that can progress to infection and possibly amputation.

Precourse provides pneumonia pearls | Internal Medicine Meeting 2018 News | ACP Internist

An expert reviews the guidelines and recommendations for antibiotic treatment of pneumonia and offers a few pearls for management of cardiovascular risks and risk stratification, among other aspects.

Antibiotics: There's no free lunch : ACP Internist

A new, important paper in JAMA Internal Medicine from Sara Cosgrove's group at Johns Hopkins demonstrates the collateral damage of antibio...

QD: News Every Day--Antimicrobial stewardship having some impact at hospitals : ACP Internist

Hospital antimicrobial stewardship programs are prompting more appropriate prescribing of antibiotics, leading to improved patient care, les...

QD: News Every Day--Ticks tested as a way to detect persistent Lyme disease : ACP Internist

Researchers may have found a way to use ticks to test for persistent Lyme disease in humans, a switch on the pest’s usual role in spreading ...

Spare the emergency visit for skin and soft-tissue infections | ACP Internist

Internists can save patients the anxiety, time and expense of an emergency department visit by screening for severity of most infections, experts say. The focus should be on acuteness and the factors surrounding onset of symptoms.

QD: News Every Day--Virtual diagnoses cost less, but more antibiotics prescribed : ACP Internist

Virtual office visits for infections resulted in more prescribing of antibiotics, but could potentially lower health care costs, a study fou...

QD: News Every Day--Five more treatments labeled 'overused' in medical care : ACP Internist

More medical societies have released a "top 5" list of overused medical interventions. Similar to previously released lists of the " Choosi...

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