Michele G. Sullivan
CAZ-AVI appears safe, effective in pediatric complicated UTI, intra-abdominal infections
May 10, 2018
MADRID The combo CAZ-AVI, with or without metronidazole, cured close to 90% of UTIs and intra-abdominal infections in both studies.
Don’t shorten therapy for older, sicker cellulitis patients
May 6, 2018
Elderly patients with cellulitis and comorbid conditions probably need a full 12-day course of treatment.
Nitrofurantoin beats fosfomycin for uncomplicated UTI
April 23, 2018
MADRID – Two venerable antibiotics battle it out in simple UTIs, but it’s nitrofurantoin by a knockout.
Simvastatin, atorvastatin cut mortality risk for sepsis patients
April 9, 2018
In addition to supporting cardiac function and inhibiting inflammatory cytokines, these statins appear to exert a direct antimicrobial effect.
Here are the ‘must-see’ sessions at HM18
March 1, 2018
New tracks on managing alternative providers, palliative care offered.
Some measures to control HAI sound better than they perform
November 1, 2017
SAN DIEGO – A panel at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress weighed in on the value of a variety or measures available to control hospital-acquired infections.
Hospitalizations may speed up cognitive decline in older adults
July 19, 2017
LONDON – Urgent and emergency admissions drove virtually all of the increase in cognitive decline after hospitalization.
Long-term opioid use uncommon among trauma patients
November 14, 2016
Trauma patients don’t appear to be at an increased risk of long-term opioid use.