Antibiotic Resistance Perspective

 
 
  • Antibiotic Use During COVID-19 Stewardship programs are critical for optimizing patient safety, and there are opportunities to optimize antibiotic use during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Pneumonia in the Shadow of COVID-19: Along Came COVID   Infectious disease experts describe ways in which COVID pneumonia differs from community-acquired pneumonia and how COVID vaccines may offer protective effects.
  • Inside the Mind of an Infectious Disease Specialist An infectious disease specialist shares her thoughts on how to approach patients with a suspected infection.
  • IDWeek 2021 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from IDWeek 2021
  • ECCMID 2021 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ECCMID 2021.
  • Pneumonia in the Shadow of COVID-19   Leading pulmonary specialists from the University of Louisville explain the burden of community-acquired pneumonia in older adults and reflect on complications caused by COVID-19.
  • Magic 8 Ball The fortune-telling Magic 8 Ball offers commentary on Mark Crislip's use of antibiotics in his patient.
  • CDC Doc Addresses Today's Pandemic and the Next A CDC physician's experience battling antibiotic resistance in a COVID-19 world.
  • IDWeek 2020 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from IDWeek 2020
  • This 'Slowly Evolving Crisis' Needs Attention   Antimicrobial resistance, stewardship, and research and development must remain top of mind, says Dr Paul Auwaerter.
  • Treating UTI, CAP in Kids: What's New A quick summary of the latest research on antibiotic choice in treatment of common infections in children.
  • COVID-19 Patient in Primary Care -- How to Treat? A patient with confirmed coronavirus wants you to prescribe a controversial therapy. What would you do?
  • Infectious Diseases in 2020: 5 Areas of Concern   Dr Paul Auwaerter discusses advances made in infectious diseases in 2019 and looks ahead at concerns for the new year.
  • Physicians of the Year 2019: Best and Worst Physicians exemplified the best and worst of their calling in 2019. At their best, they won awards and sounded the alarm on ineffective generics. At worst, they abused patients and provided unnecessary treatment for their own gain.
  • The Headache Most Often Misdiagnosed Does this woman have sinusitis, migraine, medication overuse, or something else?
  • IDWeek 2019 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from IDWeek 2019
  • Author Dr Matt McCarthy Is Raising the Alarm on Superbugs   Eric Topol interviews physician writer Matt McCarthy on his new book 'Superbugs' and current hot topics on the fight against antimicrobial resistance.
  • Severe Malaria: Only One Drug Option Remains   Patient with severe malaria? Call the CDC, rather than the pharmacy, to obtain artesunate.
  • Candida auris: A Resistant Fungal Infection   New Jersey infectious disease experts discuss the emerging threat of Candida auris -- the first identified multidrug-resistant fungus -- and the need for increased surveillance.
  • The Week That Wasn't: Dual Uterus Pregnancy, Energy Drink Overdose, Fish Scales   Read about a rare case of uterus didelphys with simultaneous pregnancies, excessive energy drink intake eating away at a man's tongue, and new research that may one day help fight antibiotic resistance.