A recent study, published in Clinical Infectious Diseases last December, presented 1,300 physicians at academic medical centers with clinical scenarios involving hospitalized pneumonia patients. ... Severity is one of several risk factors recommended for
15 in Clinical Infectious Diseases. Three hundred sixty-one (2.11%) subjects developed pneumonia without a known aspiration etiology; 4% died after surgery.
The study was published online February 9 in Clinical Infectious Diseases. ... Because pneumonia accounted for 55% of the final infectious etiologies in the culture-negative group, physicians should consider workup for pneumonia in patients who have
Add to that an updated guideline on treatment of skin and soft-tissue infections issued by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in June, and hospitalists have a lot of ... Stevens, MD, PhD, FACP, chief of the infectious diseases section at
More than 45 randomized controlled trials and two meta-analyses have found no difference in efficacy between shorter and traditional courses of antibiotic therapy for these diseases, the editorialists said. ... Results were published online on June 25,
The Surgical Infection Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America recently released updated guidelines on the diagnosis and management of complicated intra-abdominal infection in adults and children, including a ... The guidelines, which were
By the time C. difficile patients get to Johan S. Bakken, MD, FACP, an infectious disease specialist and clinical associate professor at the University of Minnesota, they have already tried almost ... difficile as fecal transplant, Dr. Bakken concluded
ACP Internist/ACP Hospitalist spoke to internal medicine and infectious disease specialist Elisa I. ... Dr. Choi is the Governor for ACP's Massachusetts Chapter and a fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
The guidelines, issued by the Infectious Diseases Society of America, are meant to help physicians make the correct diagnosis, establish the source and cause of the infection, determine its severity, and ... The guidelines appeared online June 19 in
Results were published by Clinical Infectious Diseases on April 27. Compared to the matched controls, patients with infective endocarditis had a significantly increased risk of ischemic stroke. ... 2 points), peripheral vascular diseases (2 points),