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Nasal decolonization: potential mupirocin alternatives for SSI prevention

Nasal decolonization: potential mupirocin alternatives for SSI prevention
Infectious Disease News, July 2019
Jeff Brock, PharmD, MBA, BCPS-AQ ID
In the Journals

Hospital surveillance data show shift in focus from MRSA to gram-negative bacteria

July 18, 2019
A survey of health care facilities in the United States and 11 other countries found that, since 2013, active surveillance for MRSA has declined, and more than half of…
Guidelines

Urological group’s first-ever recurrent UTI guidelines encourage responsible evaluation, antibiotic, cranberry juice use

July 16, 2019
The American Urological Association has issued guidelines for the management of recurrent UTI for the first time, providing clinicians with recommendations for the…

WHO reconvenes emergency committee following Ebola case in Goma

July 15, 2019
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, MSc, announced today that the organization’s emergency committee for Ebola virus disease will reconvene as…
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HPV Vaccination – Expanding the Playing Field for Cancer Prevention

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

With the recent expansion of the age range for which males and females are eligible for human papilloma virus (HPV)…
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GI Bookshelf

Question 24: A 65-Year-Old Male On Plavix Following A Recent Mi And Coronary Stenting Was Seen In The Er With Fever, Pain, Jaundice, And A Wbc Of 18,000. Us Showed A Dilated Bile Duct Of 15 Mm And A Gallbladder Full Of Stones. Mrcp Revealed A 15-Mm Stone In The Distal Cbd. What Would You Do?

From Curbside Consultation in Endoscopy: 49 Clinical Questions, Second Edition
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VIDEO: Recent progress in development of universal flu vaccine

April 19, 2016
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