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What Motivates Outpatient Providers to Write Unnecessary Prescriptions For Antibiotics?
Mike Kohut, PhD shares the results of his research that reveals providers are writing prescriptions for infections based largely on patient demand and not guideline recommendations.
What Makes <em>Elizabethkingia</em> Unique?
Emil Lesho, DO, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA, explains what makes Elizabethkingia unique.
How to Create Institution-Specific Antibiotic Stewardship Interventions
Contagion® Editorial Advisory Board member, James S. Lewis, PharmD, FIDSA, shares how antibiotic stewards can craft stewardship interventions to their own reality.
<i>Pseudomonas</i> Infections: Prognoses & Treatment Approaches
Peter L. Salgo, MD; Jason Pogue, PharmD, BCPS-AQID; Andrew Shorr, MD; Marin Hristos Kollef, MD; and Yoav Golan, MD, reflect on the impact that Pseudomonas infections have on patients’ prognoses and outline the basic treatment approaches they take to combat these infections.
Long-Acting Injectable ART: Benefits & Misconceptions
Joseph Eron, MD, discusses benefits of long-acting injectable antiretroviral therapy as well as misconceptions.
MDR Infections: Overview of Antimicrobial Stewardships
Peter L. Salgo, MD; Jason Pogue, PharmD, BCPS-AQID; Debra Goff, PharmD, FCCP; and Sandy J. Estrada Lopez, PharmD, BCPS (AQID), outline the function of antimicrobial stewardships regarding multidrug-resistant bacterial infections and emphasize the importance of personnel at all levels within this system.
Nurses & Disinfection Practices: What Role Do They Play?
Barley Chironda, RPN, CIC, explains the role that nurses play in disinfection practices at health care facilities.
New Treatments on the Horizon for <i>Pseudomonas</i> Infections
Marin H. Kollef, MD, discusses new therapies in development for the treatment of Pseudomonas infections.
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