Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

Must Reads In Healthcare-acquired Infections

Healthcare-acquired Infections for July/August 2016

Central Venous Catheter Use and CLABSI, Am J Infect Control; ePub 2016 Aug 4; Patel, et al

Chronic Hemodialysis and Bloodstream Infections, Am J Infect Control; ePub 2016 Aug 4; Hammer, et al

Management of Adults with Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2016 Jul 14; Kalil, Metersky, et al

Diagnosis and Management of Aspergillosis, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2016 Jun 29; Patterson, et al

UTIs & Impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Am J Infect Control; ePub 2016 Jul 4; Carbo, Ruh, et al

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Healthcare-acquired Infections for May/June 2016

Septic Shock and Mortality Trends in US, BMC Infect Dis; ePub 2016 Jun 14; Goto, Yoshida, et al

Mortality in Solid Organ Transplant Patients with Sepsis, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2016 May 23; Donnelly, et al

Effects of Bacteremia and Sepsis on CV Risk, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2016 May 18; Jafarzadeh, et al

S. aureus Community-Acquired Pneumonia, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2016 May 8; Self, Wunderink, et al

Universal Decolonization & Reduced CLABSI Infections, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2016 May 3; Septimus, Hickok, et al

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Healthcare-acquired Infections for March/April 2016

Clostridium Difficile Infection & Risk Factors, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2016 Apr 19; Brown, Jones, et al

Healthcare-Associated Ventriculitis & Meningitis, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2016 Apr 13; Srihawan, et al

Antibiotic Treatment for Uncomplicated Skin Abscess, N Engl J Med; 2016 Mar 3; Talan, Mower, Krishnadasan, et al

Antibiotic-Resistant Infections in Hospitals, MMWR; ePub 2016 Mar 3; Weiner, Fridkin, et al

Antimicrobial Resistance in Oncology Settings, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2016 March 1; See, et al

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Healthcare-acquired Infections for January/February 2016

Initial Therapy for Clostridium difficile, Oral metronidazole vs vancomycin

FDA Approves Dalvance for Skin Infections, Single-dose option approved for adults

Antimicrobial Stewardship in LTC Hospital, Should telemedicine be part of the plan?

Overdiagnosis of Clostridium Difficile Infection, Are molecular tests to blame?

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Healthcare-acquired Infections for November/December 2015

Body Surface Decolonization and UTIs, What’s the effect on bacteriuria and candiduria?

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