The virus was getting closer and more personal. Even so, despite our public health officials' and infectious disease specialists' numerous pleas for months to wear masks and socially distance ourselves, people ... We are learning the lessons of the
I got a heads up the other day that our organization had been dissed by a CNN reporter who was frustrated by her inability to get tested for...
There's been a flurry of media around the topic recently: At various infectious diseases society meetings, many member physicians have been advocating for a change in our white coat culture — ... Philip Lederer, an infectious diseases doctor in Boston,
A few months ago I blogged about a study that explored the biologic plausibility for replacing the handshake with the fist bump from an inf...
ACP Internist/ACP Hospitalist spoke to internal medicine and infectious disease specialist Elisa I. ... As more testing options become available, we will continue to gain more understanding about COVID-19 disease.
The correct answer is A. Intramuscular ceftriaxone plus oral doxycyline. This item is Question 11 in MKSAP 18's Infectious Disease section. ... The patient has risk factors for sexually transmitted infections (multiple partners and inconsistent condom use
Thanks to my patient for allowing me to use her photo to talk about a common condition known as shingles. The medical name is herpes zoster ...
Until the infection can be controlled in Africa, there is always the chance that a traveler will have silent disease.
The enemy within. There are a couple studies out, 1 in Clinical Infectious Diseases (from WashU) and 1 in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (from Houston), that carry the same message: ... difficile-associated disease (CDAD) are not
Here we go again. Another internal medicine subspecialty “match day” and another record (bad) day for infectious disease as a subspecialty. ... It's aDaniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, and hospital