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Delirium, treating drug resistance, fall prevention

No drug is FDA-approved for the treatment of delirium, but clinical practice guidelines recommend antipsychotic agents, such as haloperidol. ... Because the plasmid that carries the ESBL gene also carries other resistance determinants, most
January 2009

Drug-resistance score helped guide antibiotic use in ED patients with pneumonia

Researchers conducted a quasi-experimental, pre-post implementation study of the Drug Resistance in Pneumonia (DRIP) score, a previously validated prediction tool based on host risk factors. ... Broad-spectrum antibiotic use was about 10-fold higher than
May 2019

Acute kidney injury, racial disparities

Researchers conducted a quasi-experimental, pre-post implementation study of the Drug Resistance in Pneumonia (DRIP) score, a previously validated prediction tool based on host risk factors. ... Broad-spectrum antibiotic use was about 10-fold higher than
January 2020

Drug resistance

These gram-negative bacteria include extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing (ESBL) Enterobacterales, carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales (CRE), and Pseudomonas aeruginosa with difficult-to-treat resistance. ... In the case of resistance to both
September 2020

Multidrug resistance

The new drug resistance codes (category Z16) identify the antibiotics to which the infectious organism is resistant (Table 3). ... In summary, be alert to single- or multiple-drug resistance identified by culture sensitivity testing and document the type
February 2020

Program to rapidly identify and contain cases of CRE is achieving improvements, CDC finds

Both types of drug resistance decreased over the studied time period, but the percentage of ESBL phenotype Enterobacteriaceae decreased by only 2% per year, while CRE decreased by 15% per year. ... The findings regarding the non-KPC carbapenemases
April 2018

The return of penicillin

How to fight drug resistance without inducing allergic reactions. ... Patients with histories of these benign maculopapular rashes often can often tolerate the same culprit drug again, Dr.
January 2017

Acinetobacter baumannii infections increasingly resistant to antibiotics

The lowest rate of resistance was to colistin at 5.3%. Drug resistance has increased among Acinetobacter baumannii infections in the U.S. ... Drug resistance was also found to differ by geographic region, with the highest multidrug resistance in the
September 2015

Letter to the editor

Defining urosepsis. I always enjoy your cases. I do have an issue with the “title” for Case 5 in the January 2009 issue (“Test yourself: Delirium, treating drug resistance, fall prevention”).
March 2009

Antibiotic use

There were significant decreases in piperacillin-tazobactam use across all consumption measures, as well as reductions in resistance to the drug in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae after program implementation. ... noted. In addition, the
July 2020

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