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Crowded EDs lead to delays in sepsis treatment

May 26, 2017

Patients exhibiting sepsis upon arrival in crowded EDs waited an extra 47 minutes for antibiotics compared with those who presented at an empty ED, according to a retrospective cohort study of patients from four health care centers in Utah.

Results of the study by Ithan Peltan, MD, MSc, attending physician at Intermountain Medical Center and adjunct assistant professor of internal medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine, and colleagues were presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference.

Unique retinal scar identified in Ebola survivors

May 23, 2017
Unique retinal lesions have been observed in some survivors of Ebola virus infection, according to a study. In a case-control prospective study, University of Liverpool…

WHO elects Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus first African director-general

May 23, 2017
WHO has elected former Ethiopian minister of health and minister of foreign affairs Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, MSc, its…
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Amphotericin B safe, effective for pediatric treatment of visceral leishmaniasis

May 23, 2017
The use of short-course liposomal amphotericin B for the treatment of visceral leishmaniasis obtained in the Mediterranean demonstrated safety and efficacy in children…
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Amphotericin B safe, effective for pediatric treatment of visceral leishmaniasis

May 23, 2017
The use of short-course liposomal amphotericin B for the treatment of visceral leishmaniasis obtained in the…
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Crowded EDs lead to delays in sepsis treatment

May 26, 2017
Patients exhibiting sepsis upon arrival in crowded EDs waited an extra 47 minutes for antibiotics compared with those who presented at an empty ED…

Unique retinal scar identified in Ebola survivors

May 23, 2017
Unique retinal lesions have been observed in some survivors of Ebola virus infection, according to a study. In a case-control prospective study…

WHO elects Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus first African director-general

May 23, 2017
WHO has elected former Ethiopian minister of health and minister of foreign affairs Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD,

In the Journals

Amphotericin B safe, effective for pediatric treatment of visceral leishmaniasis

May 23, 2017
The use of short-course liposomal amphotericin B for the treatment of visceral leishmaniasis obtained in the Mediterranean demonstrated safety and…

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C. kroppenstedtii-related mastitis potentially linked to psychiatric illness

May 20, 2017
At least one-third of patients with Corynebacterium kroppenstedtii mastitis experienced psychiatric illness in a recent study. Researchers suspect…

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‘Handshake stewardship’ reduced hospital antimicrobial use by almost 11%

May 19, 2017
Rather than preauthorizing antibiotics or imposing restriction policies, an antibiotic stewardship program in which a team of pharmacists and…

Extent of Ebola outbreak in DRC may not be known for weeks

May 18, 2017
The extent of the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo may not be known for weeks as more teams are deployed to the remote…

WHO: Nearly half of deaths worldwide now have recorded cause

May 17, 2017
Of the estimated 56 million deaths recorded globally in 2015, approximately 27 million were registered with a cause, according to data from…

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IDSA outlines trial designs for development of antibacterial agents

May 17, 2017
A white paper published on behalf of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, or IDSA, outlined new trial designs for the timely development and…

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Gulf Coast Zika epidemic with 1% attack rate would cost $1.2 billion

May 16, 2017
Researchers estimated recently that a Zika virus epidemic on the U.S. Gulf Coast would cost $1.2 billion if the attack rate hit 1%. Even an attack…

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