Consider PET/CT when infectious source is a puzzler
February 11, 2020
CHICAGO – Benefits of a rapid full-body scan with high spatial resolution may offset reimbursement issues.
Novel coronavirus cases now at 11; entry ban and quarantine measures begin
February 3, 2020
“Strong measures now may blunt the impact of this virus on the United States,” said the CDC’s Dr. Nancy Messonnier.
Gunshot wound victims are at high risk for readmission
December 4, 2019
CHICAGO – Long-term outcomes of gun violence are still largely unknown.
Findings confirm link between methimazole and risk for acute pancreatitis
November 21, 2019
CHICAGO – However, there is no evidence of a cumulative dose effect.
Beyond C. difficile: The future of fecal microbial transplantation
July 29, 2019
SAN DIEGO – Future directions for microbial transplantation range from multifactorial and functional gut disorders to consideration of the small intestinal microbiome.
Some burnout factors are within a physician’s control
July 2, 2019
SAN DIEGO – Even in the face of daunting systemic factors, physicians can practice some important steps toward self-care.
Fewer antibiotics prescribed with PCR than conventional stool testing
June 11, 2019
SAN DIEGO – Endoscopy, abdominal imaging also less common with polymerase chain reaction–based testing.
In pain treatment, racial bias common among physician trainees
April 24, 2019
MILWAUKEE – Most residents and fellows who demonstrated racial bias did not report that race factored into treatment decisions.
Ibrexafungerp effective against C. auris in two early case reports
April 18, 2019
Early findings from the CARES study show clinical improvement and eradication of candidemia.
Candida auris: Dangerous and here to stay
April 18, 2019
Mortality rates topped 50% during a protracted outbreak at a Spanish hospital.