Category: Infectious Disease

The new guideline by IDSA published’ Management of Adults With Hospital-acquired and Ventilator-associated Pneumonia: 2016 Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Thoracic Society.”…

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JAMA Published The Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3) by Physicians from USA, Germany, France, Australia, Canada, Netherlands, and Belgium. The reason for this new definition…

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This is a very routine practice in ED, “I’ll be more comfortable to give one dose of Abx and then send him/her home” I did not know where this quote came from. I searched Pubmed and found this article: Antibiotic use in the emergency department. IV: Single-dose therapy and parenteral-loading dose therapy. J Emerg Medicine in 1996!!!

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NEJM published The ProCESS study. Basically, this study aimed to challenge EGDT by Manny Rivers in 2001, a very prestigious and novel approach to septic patient in ED. The EGDT was ED based approach. although some of the components were very difficult to acheived in ED such as Scvo2. The EGDT study showed 16% reduction in mortality, but Rivers faced lots of questions including feasibility of this approach in ED, and necessity of blood

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MMWR in latest Grand round section discussed the options for gonorrhea treatment and their recommendation in case of  cephalosporin allergy,

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