In 2015, 1 in 20 adults in the United States experienced a diagnostic error every year; yet by the beginning of 2019, nothing had been done to improve the situation.
Telemonitoring bridges the gap in hepatitis C.
Jonathan Miner, MD, PhD, and Karin Nielsen-Saines, MD, MPH, discuss the latest insights about neurologic complications of ZVI and knowledge gaps that still exist in this field.
The American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association have released a new evidence-based guideline detailing the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Ribavirin may be effective for HEV, and increased awareness of transmission of HEV is needed in areas that are endemic to the disease.
Venezuela has endured a decade of political, economic, and social unrest, which has contributed to regional epidemics of vector-borne illnesses.
The “4 Moments of Antibiotic Decision Making” provides simple, structured guidelines on antibiotic prescribing, similar to previous models pertaining to hand hygiene, central line insertion, and other practices.
The American Heart Association has updated its scientific statement on blood pressure readings.
Although hepatic vein pressure gradient measurement is an accurate method for evaluation of portal HTN, this technique is invasive and not widely available.
The complexities of today’s high-tech methods of communication, data sharing, and data storage lay practices open to unforeseen and constantly changing threats, requiring vigilance and training of medical staff.
The ACIP and CDC have approved and released 2019 recommendations for the adult immunization schedule in the US.
Since it was first identified in 1976, Ebola has affected several African countries, most recently the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Although HCV infection during childhood is rare, it has significant consequences for patients, families, and society.
Diagnosing coinfection in pneumonia can be challenging because of timing of the sample collection and false-negative results when the viruses replicate in the lower respiratory tract.
Although the overall number of new HIV infections has declined worldwide, it is estimated that 5000 new infections occur each day.
Although rates of AIDS-defining malignancies have declined in recent decades, cancer remains a leading cause of mortality in people living with HIV.
Whole genome sequencing of M tuberculosis isolates can identify complete drug susceptibility profiles, allowing precise treatment in early TB infection.
Depression is a common comorbidity in people living with HIV, with lifetime prevalence estimates ranging from 22% to 61%.
As part of the World Health Organization’s goal to eliminate viral hepatitis as a global health threat by 2030, the incidence of chronic new infections must decrease by 90%.
For patients with serious infectious diseases, the first 48 hours represent a critical window for antibiotic administration.
The study evaluated a cohort of 14 young black, men who have sex with men in Atlanta, Georgia, who had HIV seroconversion despite treatment with PrEP.
Chronic pain is a frequent comorbidity in people living with HIV, with a 2014 systematic review finding a 54% point prevalence.
Following diagnosis, 66.2% of women with the disease survive 5 or more years.1 HPV causes the majority of cervical cancer cases.
There is a lack of consensus among experts and professional organizations whether HCV screening in pregnant women should be risk based or universal.
Despite notable advances in medical care, infections due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa remain problematic and are a major public health concern.