Study authors compared the effect of aqueous olanexidine and aqueous povidone-iodine on the incidence of surgical site infection following clean-contaminated surgery.
A literature review assessed English-language studies and case reports that focused on urticaria in patients with COVID-19.
The new doses of Vanco Ready include 150mL, 250mL, and 350mL premixed bags containing 750mg, 1.25g, and 1.75g of vancomycin, respectively.
The use of prophylactic oral antibiotic in the day prior to elective colon surgery is associated with a reduced incidence of surgical-site infections.
Men with severe hair loss were significantly more likely to test positive for COVID-19, finds study data.
A first clinical experience with brodalumab in an HIV-positive patient proves successful and may imply the utility of brodalumab in this patient group.
According to Mylan, the administration of the recalled product may lead to “serious adverse events including, but not limited to, local irritation, vasculitis/phlebitis, antigenic or allergic reactions, and microvascular obstruction, including pulmonary embolism.”
The FDA has expanded the approval of Sivextro.
Treatment considerations for vulnerable patients with pemphigus during the COVID-19 pandemic are outlined.
Risk for infection influenced by defect size and use of complex layered closure in closed surgical wounds.
The delayed onset of a severe cutaneous reaction to hydroxychloroquine means clinicians may continue to see patients presenting with the symptoms.
Screening for extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-PE) carriage before and personalizing prophylaxis for carriers after elective colorectal surgery reduces the risk of surgical site infections.
Using oral antibiotics when possible and limiting the durations of vancomycin treatment may decrease vancomycin-associated acute kidney injury in patients with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections.
A high prevalence of antibiotic use and skin and soft tissue infections caused by community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus were identified in Indigenous Canadian communities.
Preemptive use of acyclovir does not seem to reduce the duration of mechanical ventilation in critically ill patients with herpes simplex virus (HSV) oropharyngeal reactivation.
Household environment plays a key role in the transmission of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) skin and soft tissue infections.
Eradication of prosthetic hip and knee joint infections is challenging, with failure rates >20% even in the setting of complete prosthesis removal.
Varicella zoster virus (VZV) is extremely stable during the varicella replication phase and subsequent establishment of latency in sensory ganglia throughout the body.
Infection prevention programs targeting low-income groups undergoing colectomy may be important in reducing surgical site infections.
Study shows mechanism of statins can induce onset of diabetes