First trimester treatment for malaria could change with the results of 1 of the most robust meta-analyses to date that compared artemisinin-based therapy vs quinine.
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As more deaths among individuals living with HIV are not directly associated with communicable diseases, the influence of sex hormones and inflammation on morbidity is coming under scrutiny.
After hospital discharge for sepsis, the healthcare team should focus on identifying new functional, mental, and cognitive impairments and referring patients to appropriate treatment; reviewing and adjusting long-term medications; and evaluating for treatable conditions that commonly result in hospitalizations.
Experts from the World Health Organization and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in the United Kingdom discuss the imperative to stop viral hepatitis, current diagnostic challenges, and the future of testing.
Chest X-rays do not differentiate between viral and bacterial pathogens, and they do not subsequently alter the course of treatment.
Experts discuss antibiotic classes in development, which agents holds the most promise, and how to prevent further resistance.
Use of incentives makes the most sense with disadvantaged populations including homeless, drug users, and people in developing countries.
Physicians can help avoid contributing to antibiotic resistance by recognizing and using appropriate alternative treatments, and having a strategy so that patients are not on antibiotics for a long period of time.
Learn more about when stopping antiretroviral therapy (ART) may be necessary, why patients discontinue ART, predicting viral suppression, and predicting and encouraging adherence.
Difficulty breathing and hypoxemia may be a better indication of pneumonia in children.