A new survey has reported that nearly half of parents have kept leftover antibiotics, and of these 73% have shared the drugs with other family and non-family.
Browsing: Clinical Management
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Virology paper as we ask author Darrell Tan about the potential of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention, PrEP failure and what research is needed in the field.
In this interview, we spoke to Yoav Golan about recent developments in the field of Clostridium difficile infections – from the latest clinical trial results to newly updated guidelines.
In this interview with Trisha Peel from Monash University, she explains the issues surrounding device-related infections in addition to discussing some promising new approaches to diagnosis and treatment.
In this interview, we speak to to Keith Kaye, Principle Investigator of the RESTORE-1 trial assessing relebactam in combination with imipenem (IMI/REL), about the trial’s results and the implications these have for clinicians in ‘real world’ settings.
Nearly half of prescriptions for antibiotics were written without an infection-related diagnosis, according to a study of 509,534 prescriptions reported at IDWeek today.
A Phase III study, TANGO II, has reported that meropenem–vaborbactam monotherapy for CRE infections was associated with improvement in clinical cure rates, lower nephrotoxicity and lower mortality versus best-available therapy.
A study using standardized patients has reported that private practitioners in India are delivering a wide range of often inadequate care to tuberculosis patients.
Guy Thwaites, Director of the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit/Wellcome Program in Vietnam, speaks on neurotuberculosis and the challenges it faces in terms of treatment, HIV co-infection and the political will necessary for change.
International Nurses Day: A day in the life of… Helen Bosley, Infection Prevention and Control Matron
To celebrate International Nurses Day we spoke to Helen Bosley, Infection Prevention and Control Matron at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust about her responsibilities, her daily routine and her hobbies.