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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).

Examining Clostridioides difficile Incidence and Clinical Impact Across the US

Examining Clostridioides difficile Incidence and Clinical Impact Across the US

May 20th 2022, 6:28pm

MAD-ID

In a poster presented at MAD-ID 2022, Glenn S. Tillotson, PhD, FIDSA, FCCP, shares data from the Premier Healthcare Database on more than 100,000 patients with C diff.

Examining Candida Auris Susceptibility Patterns

Examining Candida Auris Susceptibility Patterns

May 20th 2022, 6:06pm

MAD-ID

AdventHealth Orlando studied a small number of these fungal isolates to examine treatment resistance patterns.

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Antimicrobial Stewardship

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Antimicrobial Stewardship

May 20th 2022, 4:34pm

MAD-ID

At MAD-ID 2022, Payal K. Patel, MD, MPH, FIDSA, discussed how COVID-19 misinformation and lags in diagnostics contributed to inappropriate antibiotic use and offers some way to combat this trend.