Based on 97 studies with more than 51 million patients, researchers calculated that mortality rates were 4.26% for patients admitted on weekends and 3.62% for those admitted on weekdays.
The use of appropriate antibiotics, echocardiography, and infectious disease consults for patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia increased significantly from 2003 to 2014.
Ceftazidime-avibactam may be ‘reasonable alternative’ to colistin when treating CRE infections, study finds
Patients who received ceftazidime-avibactam had significantly lower adjusted all-cause hospital mortality 30 days after treatment initiation compared to those who received colistin.
Experts considered evidence from the FOURIER trial and the SPIRE-1 and SPIRE-2 trials, as well as evidence on addition of ezetimibe to statin therapy after acute coronary syndrome.