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<i>Pseudomonas</i> Infections: Secondary Approach to Treatment
Panelists discuss their personal approaches to treating Pseudomonas infections when an earlier strategy has failed, taking into consideration past treatments, a patient’s sepsis status, and timely decision making.
Consequences to Long-Term Antibiotic Therapy
Leonard Sigal, MD, explains the potential adverse consequences of long-term antibiotic therapy.
Does Cabotegravir Interact with Any Other Medications?
Alex Rinehart, PhD, explains if cabotegravir interacts with any other medications.
When Comorbidities Influence HIV Management
In this segment, Eric S. Daar, MD; Joseph Eron, MD; Ian Frank, MD; Peter L. Salgo, MD; and Paul E. Sax, MD, outline various comorbidities that can influence HIV treatment selection, such as kidney disease, or hepatitis B or C.
What Can the Ebola Outbreak Teach Us About Managing Zika?
Jean-Paul Gonzalez, MD, PhD, Deputy Director, Center of Excellence for Emerging and Zoonotic Animal Diseases (CEEZAD), Kansas State University, Adjunct Professor, Kansas State University, discusses the parallels between past Ebola outbreaks, and how they can help us manage the current Zika pandemic.
Examining the Prevalence of HCV Infection Awareness in the US
Monique Foster, MD, MPH, EIS officer, Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, explains why it’s important for individuals to know that they are infected with hepatitis C, although they may be asymptomatic.
Importance of Outbreak Preparedness in the Healthcare Setting
John D'Angelo, MD, senior vice president, executive director of Emergency Medicine Services at Northwell Health, describes the importance for hospital staff to be prepared for outbreaks.
What Has the CDC Learned from the Ebola Outbreak of 2014-2015?
Stephen Redd, MD (RADM, USPHS), Director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explains what they learned from handling the response to the Ebola outbreak in 2014-2015.
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