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Examining Oral Vancomycin as a First-Line CDI Therapy

Examining Oral Vancomycin as a First-Line CDI Therapy

May 24th 2022, 5:22pm

MAD-ID

With limitations on fidaxomicin at their facility, a hospital looked at vancomycin usage to determine if they needed to align with the new IDSA/SHEA CDI treatment guideline.

Assessing Vancomycin and Metronidazole Susceptibility for CDI

Assessing Vancomycin and Metronidazole Susceptibility for CDI

May 23rd 2022, 6:15pm

MAD-ID

A team of investigators studied Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) isolates to gauge resistance in the 2 antibiotics.

The Role of a Stewardship Pharmacist in Treating UTIs in the Outpatient Setting

The Role of a Stewardship Pharmacist in Treating UTIs in the Outpatient Setting

May 22nd 2022, 5:00pm

MAD-ID

A health system piloted a program that explored having an infectious disease pharmacist aid in guiding treatment.

Hospital Discharge a Key Opportunity to Practice Antimicrobial Stewardship

Hospital Discharge a Key Opportunity to Practice Antimicrobial Stewardship

May 22nd 2022, 2:00pm

MAD-ID

Designing a transitions of care stewardship program and engaging all stakeholders can help cut down on unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions.

Vancomycin With a β-Lactam: Comparing Acute Kidney Injury Rates of Trough vs AUC Dosing

Vancomycin With a β-Lactam: Comparing Acute Kidney Injury Rates of Trough vs AUC Dosing

May 22nd 2022, 1:00pm

MAD-ID

Can clinicians rely on dosing strategy to avoid acute kidney injury for patients receiving vancomycin with a β-lactam like piperacillin-tazobactam?

Managing CDI in the Ambulatory Setting

Managing CDI in the Ambulatory Setting

May 22nd 2022, 12:30pm

MAD-ID

Investigators sought information on how the infection is treated in outpatient clinics

Challenging Gram Negative Pathogens and Oral Carbapenems: MAD-ID Updates With Jason Pogue, PharmD

Challenging Gram Negative Pathogens and Oral Carbapenems: MAD-ID Updates With Jason Pogue, PharmD

May 21st 2022, 1:20pm

MAD-ID

Jason Pogue, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP, shares key takeaways from his 2 presentations at MAD-ID 2022, including a new alternative to the SPACE acronym, as well as how to navigate any anxieties around oral carbapenems.

Assessing Antibiotic Prescribing Patterns in Adult Primary Care Clinics

Assessing Antibiotic Prescribing Patterns in Adult Primary Care Clinics

May 21st 2022, 1:00pm

MAD-ID

A MAD-ID 2022 poster sought to better understand the current antibiotic prescribing patterns at adult primary care clinics affiliated with Maimonides Medical Center in New York.

Tools to Ease Non-Infectious Disease Provider Comfort Prescribing PrEP

Tools to Ease Non-Infectious Disease Provider Comfort Prescribing PrEP

May 21st 2022, 11:00am

MAD-ID

In a poster presented at MAD-ID 2022, Margaret Pertzborn, PharmD, evaluated the efficacy of a PrEP Provider Toolkit on non-infectious disease provider comfort prescribing PrEP with their patients.

The Role of Machine Learning in Evaluating Early and Cumulative Beta-Lactam for Inpatient Pneumonia

The Role of Machine Learning in Evaluating Early and Cumulative Beta-Lactam for Inpatient Pneumonia

May 20th 2022, 9:36pm

MAD-ID

A study looked at the utilization of the technology with this antibiotic class in hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP).