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Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists

Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists
Founded in 1990, the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) is an association of pharmacists and allied healthcare professionals dedicated to promoting the appropriate use of antimicrobial agents.

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Globalization of Antibiotic Stewardship Programs: The World Is Waiting
The globalization of antibiotic stewardship programs is necessary in the fight against antibiotic resis­tance.
Hospital-Acquired and Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: Highlights and Pitfalls of the 2016 IDSA / ATS Guidelines
Hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated pneumonia account for 22% of all hospital-acquired infections.
Guideline Updates for the Treatment of Adolescents and Adults With HIV
Revised DHHS and IAS–USA guidelines provide new insight for physicians managing patients with HIV.  
Plazomicin: A Novel Aminoglycoside
The drug presents a new option for patients at high risk of infections caused by organisms, such as carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.
Treating HCV in HIV-Coinfection: Still a Therapeutic Dilemma?
Despite the availability of highly active agents against HCV, HIV-infected patients require special considerations for drug interactions when considering treatment options.  
Testing for Multidrug-Resistant Pneumonia
Alan Gross, PharmD, discusses testing options for multidrug-resistant pneumonia.
Study Finds Antibiotics to Treat CAP Failed in 1 in 4 Patients: Why?
Alan Gross, PharmD, postulates why one in four patients experienced treatment failure for community-acquired pneumonia in a recent study.
All Antibiotic Orders Should Include Indication for Use
Emily Heil, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID, sheds light on one of the standards of new antibiotic stewardship regulations: all antibiotic orders should include indication for use.
Big advances in treatment can't make up for an inability to stop new infections, which number 5,000 per day worldwide.