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Re-Assessing Renal Dose Adjustments of Antibiotics: Expert Q&A

Re-Assessing Renal Dose Adjustments of Antibiotics: Expert Q&A

For patients with serious infectious diseases, the first 48 hours represent a critical window for antibiotic administration.

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Antibiotic Use in Early Childhood Modestly Increases Risk for Subsequent Obesity

Antibiotic Use in Early Childhood Modestly Increases Risk for Subsequent Obesity

The use of antibiotics in children younger than 24 months was modestly associated with being overweight and obese at age 5 years.

Dundee Severity Classification Improves Management of Patients With Cellulitis

Dundee Severity Classification Improves Management of Patients With Cellulitis

The Dundee classification can predict mortality risk in clinical settings to determine which patients can be managed with oral or IV therapy.

Infections Linked to Increased Later Risk for Mental Disorders

Infections Linked to Increased Later Risk for Mental Disorders

Subsequent risk increased with infections requiring hospitalization, treatment with anti-infective agents.

Polymyxin B Hemoperfusion Does Not Change Mortality Rate in Septic Shock

Polymyxin B Hemoperfusion Does Not Change Mortality Rate in Septic Shock

For patients with septic shock and high circulating endotoxin levels, adding polymyxin B hemoperfusion treatment did not improve 28-day mortality rate.

Topical 15% Paromomycin-Aquaphilic Effective For New World Leishmaniasis

Topical 15% Paromomycin-Aquaphilic Effective For New World Leishmaniasis

Treatment for cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania braziliensis, using 15% paromomycin-Aquaphilic, was superior to a negative vehicle control.

Susceptibility of C botulinum and C baratii to Antimicrobials

Susceptibility of C botulinum and C baratii to Antimicrobials

Nearly all isolates from infants with botulism in Californian are susceptible to most clinically used antibiotics.

Addiction Medicine Consultation Improves Antibiotic Compliance in Patients with Opioid Use Disorders

Addiction Medicine Consultation Improves Antibiotic Compliance in Patients with Opioid Use Disorders

Patients with opioid use disorders who required hospitalization with lengthy antibiotic therapy had better outcomes with addiction medicine consultation.

Topical Antibacterial Agent Effective for Treatment of Impetigo

Topical Antibacterial Agent Effective for Treatment of Impetigo

Investigators examined tolerability, effectiveness, and safety profile of topical antibacterial agent ozenoxacin in adults and children with impetigo.

Re-Assessing Renal Dose Adjustments of Antibiotics: Expert Q&A

Re-Assessing Renal Dose Adjustments of Antibiotics: Expert Q&A

For patients with serious infectious diseases, the first 48 hours represent a critical window for antibiotic administration.

Early Antibiotic Use May Be Tied to Childhood Weight Gain

Early Antibiotic Use May Be Tied to Childhood Weight Gain

Antibiotic use in children <24 months of age is associated with a slightly higher body weight at 5 years of age.

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