News & Perspective

May 22, 2018

May 22, 2018

News Scan for May 22, 2018

More Nipah in India
New CARB-X support
Cameroon monkeypox outbreak
AAP on FluMist
Pneumonia vaccine in elderly

May 08, 2018

May 08, 2018

News Scan for May 08, 2018

UK guidance on UTIs
Chagas disease in Americas
Cholera vaccination in Bangladesh
Flu vaccine and infant pneumonia

Feb 09, 2018

Feb 09, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 09, 2018

Research agenda for antibiotic resistance
Antibiotics for aspiration pneumonitis
Stewardship in kids' pneumonia

Feb 02, 2018

Feb 02, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 02, 2018

Gram-negative pneumonia antibiotic
Antibiotic-resistant E coli

Dec 18, 2017

Dec 18, 2017
Examining chest x-ray

New antibiotic combo may be option for hospital pneumonia

A phase 3 trial shows ceftazidime-avibactam "non-inferior" to meropenem.

Nov 27, 2017

Nov 27, 2017
Chest auscultation stethoscope

Study says 4 factors could aid pneumonia diagnosis, cut antibiotics

Fever, crackling in the lungs, high pulse, and low blood oxygen may be predictive.

Nov 06, 2017

Nov 06, 2017
Examining chest x-ray

Antibiotic course often too long in pneumonia patients

More than two thirds of adult hospital patients are on the drugs longer than needed.

Nov 03, 2017

Nov 03, 2017
Child pneumonia patient

Study: Azithromycin overprescribed for kids' pneumonia

Using just 1 drug instead of 2 could go a long way in curbing azithromycin use.

Oct 16, 2017

Oct 16, 2017

Procalcitonin tests may improve survival, reduce antibiotics

A review finds the biomarker cut mortality and antibiotic exposure in patients with acute respiratory infections.

Oct 13, 2017

Oct 13, 2017

News Scan for Oct 13, 2017

Vaccine attack in Syria
El Nino and Zika
Detecting congenital Zika
MDR pneumonia

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