News & Perspective

Jun 13, 2017

Jun 13, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 13, 2017

Antibiotic side effects
Allergy history and pre-op stewardship

Jun 09, 2017

Jun 09, 2017
Doctor washing hands

Findings conflict on C diff rates in acute vs long-term care

One study found that antibiotic use was the main factor driving differences.

Jun 08, 2017

Jun 08, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 08, 2017

PTZ for ESBL infections
MDR Salmonella in livestock
Vancomycin taper for C diff

Jun 05, 2017

Jun 05, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 05, 2017

MDR Pseudomonas
C diff disinfectants

May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 17, 2017

Stewardship in a small hospital
Stewardship and virology testing
MDR Acinetobacter outbreak

May 01, 2017

May 01, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 01, 2017

Promising new C diff drug
Antibiotics for strep throat

Apr 24, 2017

Apr 24, 2017
Clostridium difficile in petri dish

European studies note high impact, spread of C difficile

Within 2 months of admission, 29% of C diff patients died, compared with 14% of the control group.

Mar 29, 2017

Mar 29, 2017
heartburn

Heartburn drugs tied to higher risk of recurrent C diff

A 16-study meta-analysis finds about a 50% higher risk tied to anti-reflux drugs.

Mar 28, 2017

Mar 28, 2017

News Scan for Mar 28, 2017

New NIH cuts
Yellow fever from Suriname
Measles in Europe
C diff in surgical patients
New chikungunya cases
Food safety in cookbooks

Mar 07, 2017

Mar 07, 2017

News Scan for Mar 07, 2017

Puerto Rico Zika rate
Yellow fever in Brazil
Cholera outbreak in Yemen
Review of C diff antibiotics
Susceptible bacteria in UTIs

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