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
Jean Patel, PhD, deputy director of the Office of Antimicrobial Resistance at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, talks about MRSA...
CDC report is call to action against dangerous bugs, including Clostridium difficile, carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, drug-resistant...
Hospitalists are primed to participate in efforts to prevent infections and control their spread once they’re discovered, CDC expert says
Does universal decolonization for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in patients in the intensive care unit decrease the rate of...
Administering antibiotics 60 minutes pre-incision doesn’t significantly reduce post-operative infection rates: JAMA study
How does timing of surgical antibiotic prophylaxis affect risk of postoperative surgical-site infections (SSIs)?