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Diagnostic stewardship is all the rage!

Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, and hospital epidemiology in Iowa City, Iowa, splitting time between seeing patients with infectious diseases, diagnosing infections in the microbiology laboratory, and trying
April 2020

Infectious disease doctors tackle bad bugs with fewer drugs

SAN DIEGO—Much of the conversation at the Infectious Diseases Society of America annual conference in October dealt with a grim reality: the rise of drug-resistant infections and the dearth ... Happily, the IDSA has proposed three trials to the
January 2008

Lab capacity and emerging infections

Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, and hospital epidemiology in Iowa City, Iowa, splitting time between seeing patients with infectious diseases, diagnosing infections in the microbiology laboratory,
April 2020

2 adventures in the microbiome

2 adventures in the microbiome. First, there’s a really interesting paper in Clinical Infectious Diseases on a novel treatment for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection.
April 2020

A warmer, wetter world will mean more work for internists

That could very easily result in a much higher rate of infectious diseases because of the very nature of migration,” Dr. ... No one knows, said Dr. Osterholm. “On the whole, a warmer, wetter world likely means more infectious diseases.
June 2008

Sports internists treat players as patients

Infectious diseases can range from sexually transmitted diseases to those stemming from dormitory settings, such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
October 2011

Staphylococcus aureus: here, there and everywhere

Staphylococcus aureus: here, there and everywhere. To spend any time on our infectious diseases consult service is to be knee-deep in invasive, difficult-to-treat Staphylococcus aureus disease. ... A study by UK investigators published in Clinical
April 2020

If you don't bill for it multidrug-resistant organisms, they don't exist

Hypothesis: If we could improve ICD codes for infectious diseases, infectious disease salaries would increase and the field could be saved from extinction. ... could work to update ICD-10 codes and come up with ways to encourage accurate coding for
April 2020

Helping clinicians improve care for sexual, gender minorities

Screening for infectious diseases is very important, and knowing how to provide appropriate vaccinations for people who may benefit from them is an important area, as well. ... If the patient is not comfortable sharing that he has engaged in anal
April 2015

Influenza featured at infectious disease meeting

PHILADELPHIA—”I was afraid everyone would be burned out on flu,” said the moderator leading off a well-attended session on seasonal influenza at the annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases ... The pendulum is starting to swing the other way.”.
January 2010

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