By Mark Shen, MD Reviewed by Pediatric Editor Mark Shen, MD, medical director of hospital medicine at Dell Children’s Medical Center, Austin,...
Research suggests intravenous dalbavancin similarly efficacious to intravenous vancomycin
Stewardship checklists, other recommendations to help hospitals keep antibiotic prescriptions in check
Antibiotic stewardship practices urged as antibiotic resistance emerges as global threat
Does stopping antibiotic treatment after cholecystectomy for mild to moderate acute calculous cholecystitis affect outcomes?
Ambulatory Patients with COPD Exacerbations Can Be Managed Without Antibiotics in the Absence of Increased Sputum Purulence, Elevated C-Reactive Protein
Increased sputum purulence and CRP >40 mg/L identified COPD patients likely to have a clinical failure without antibiotics
Hospitalist prescribing practices, treatment standards need work
What Patients Undergoing Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Procedures Should Receive Antibiotic Prophylaxis?
Prophylactic antibiotics not recommended in routine endoscopy or colonoscopy
Agency recommends four core actions to combat spread of infections, resistant bacteria
Hospitalist Reviews of New Research on Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Pressure Ulcers, Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis, and More
Also reviewed this month: surgical readmission rates, preventable hospitalizations, hospitalist-staffed post-discharge clinics