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The Contagion® Respiratory Infections specialty page provides respiratory infection-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS VIDEOS - Page 1

Social Media Adds Value to Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs
A strong argument for the effective use of social media as a powerful information dissemination tool and search engine for antimicrobial stewardship programs.
Benefits of Baloxavir Marboxil for the Treatment of Influenza
Mike Ison, MD, MS, discusses the key takeaways from the CAPSTONE-2 phase 3 trial evaluating baloxavir marboxil for the treatment of patients with influenza.
Recommending the Flu Shot to Patients Vulnerable to Infection
Mindy Smith, BSPharm, RPh, provides tips for recommending the flu shot to patients who are more likely to get the flu.
Flu Shot: Debunking Common Misconceptions
Mindy Smith, BSPharm, RPh, shares common misconceptions about the flu shot and how providers can advocate for the vaccination to their patients.
Targeted Research for Influenza Vaccination
Troy Trygstad, PharmD, MBA, PhD, discusses the trends of targeted research in the influenza vaccination space and how protocols could differ based off of variances.
How Antibiotic Stewards Can Implement Risk Scores at Their Institutions
Julie Ann Justo, PharmD, MS, BCPS-AQ ID, provides an example of how institution-specific information can be used to generate a customized risk score.
Treating <i>Pseudomonas</i> Infections With Zerbaxa or Avycaz
Panelists provide their perspective on the appropriate settings in which to use Zerbaxa (ceftolozane) or Avycaz (ceftazidime/avibactam) for Pseudomonas infections and reflect on which dosing methods are the safest.
<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.
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