STI Guideline Updates for Pediatric Hospitalists
September 23, 2022
PHM Session: 2021 Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Guideline Updates: What the Pediatric Hospitalist Needs to Know Presenters: Jason Zucker, MD, Columbia University, New York, and Candice...
HIV increases risk for severe COVID-19
July 20, 2021
“We don’t have any information from this about the T-cell counts [or] the rates of viral suppression, which I think is tremendously important,” one physician said about the data.
HIV does not appear to worsen COVID-19 outcomes
July 7, 2020
“We don’t see any signs that people with HIV should take extra precautions” to protect themselves from COVID-19, said Keith Sigel, MD.
Prescribed opioids increase pneumonia risk in patients with, without HIV
January 23, 2019
Community-acquired pneumonia risk was greatest with higher doses and immunosuppressive opioids.
National Academies issues 5-step plan to address infections linked to opioid use disorder
July 19, 2018
A National Academies workshop results in a five-step action plan for dealing with the infectious disease consequences of the opioid epidemic.
In-hospital mortality predictors eyed in pneumonia patient subset
May 22, 2018
About one in four intubated or mechanically ventilated patients with gram-negative pneumonia die during hospitalization, results from a large retrospective cohort study found.
Hospital urine screening reduces TB deaths in HIV+ adults
March 12, 2018
Urine screening for TB can lower deaths in HIV-positive hospitalized patients.