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Five risk factors identified for recurrent C. difficile

February 1, 2015

Two common risk factors for recurrent Clostridium difficile infections included older age and renal insufficiency, according to researchers from the Cleveland Clinic.

Modifiable risk factors included antibiotics during follow-up, previous fluoroquinolone use and the use of proton pump inhibitors during follow-up.

Sepsis: What you should know

January 31, 2015
Patients battling any type of infection such as influenza, pneumonia, urinary tract infection or even food poisoning are at additional risk for sepsis — a…
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FDA approves Prezcobix for treatment of HIV-1

January 30, 2015
The FDA has approved an antiretroviral combination drug for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults, according to a press release. Darunavir/cobicistat (Prezcobix…
The Liver Meeting 2014: The Take Home Meeting News Coverage

The Liver Meeting 2014: The Take Home

January 30, 2015
Every year at The Liver Meeting, an international group of experts convene to discuss the latest in hepatology. HCV Next had the opportunity to sit down with leading…
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Blood transfusions during CABG increased risk for pneumonia

January 30, 2015
Patients had a greater risk for developing postoperative pneumonia if they received red blood cell transfusions during or after isolated CABG surgery, according to data…
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HCV Consults: Volume 1, Number 3

HCV Consults: Volume 1, Number 3

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie and Genentech, Inc.

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Student education, immunization requirements necessary to prevent outbreaks on college campuses

November 28, 2014
NEW YORK — James C. Turner, MD, executive director of the department of student health and the National Social…
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Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

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