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IV antibiotics associated with worse outcomes in patients with heart failure

IV antibiotics associated with worse outcomes in patients with heart failure
May 20, 2019
In the Journals

No benefit in longer treatment for SSTIs in patients with obesity, heart failure

May 20, 2019
Longer courses of antibiotic therapy for skin and soft tissue infections are not associated with lower treatment failure rates in patients with obesity and heart…
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No advantage in treating men with UTIs for more than 7 days

May 19, 2019
There is no clinical advantage in treating men with UTIs and no additional complicating conditions for longer than 7 days, according to researchers, who found that…
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Is your patient ‘allergic’ to penicillin? Perhaps not

Infectious Diseases in Children, May 2019
Edward A. Bell, PharmD, BCPS
As readers of Infectious Diseases in Children are well aware, it is not uncommon to hear “penicillin” when parents are asked, “Does your child have any…
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Test Your Knowledge on the Persisting Challenge of RSV Infection: The Wheel of Knowledge Competition!

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP.

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the leading cause of lower respiratory tract infections in children worldwide. It…
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VIDEO: Multistate outbreak of M. fortuitum linked to vaccine mishandling

May 5, 2019
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VIDEO: ID support in ASPs has larger impact on antibiotic use

November 6, 2016
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