Search results for "Penicillin"

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In the News

hospitals could potentially benefit by following other countries' models, for example, replacing some fluoroquinolone and cephalosporin use with penicillin to reduce Clostridium difficile risk.
December 2016

Recent Research

score) and 1,102,419 uses of azithromycin to 7,364,292 uses of penicillin V. ... However, when compared to penicillin V in an unadjusted analysis, azithromycin was not significantly associated with an increased risk of death from cardiovascular causes
July 2013

The power of respect

What if your now-comatose patient labeled as“ Penicillin allergic” on presentation (no other details given) is diagnosed with a life-threatening infection for which a beta lactam antibiotic is the
September 2013

MKSAP quiz on antibiotics

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommended treatment includes a fluoroquinolone or doxycycline plus one or two additional agents (for example, penicillin, erythromycin, vancomycin, rifampin, or clindamycin) pending results
May 2011

Antibiotics and AKI, stroke rehab, and more

Carbapenems, penicillins, and cephalosporins were studied. Researchers considered age, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) II score, severity of sepsis, and renal function.
June 2018

In the News

While prescriptions decreased for penicillin, cephalosporin and sulfonamide/ tetracycline, ARTI-related prescriptions of azithromycin increased during the study period (ninefold among those five and under and sixfold among those older than
October 2009

Test yourself: Renal insufficiency

He has previously refused treatment with highly active antiretroviral therapy. Medications are ganciclovir, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, metoprolol, intramuscular penicillin G benzathine, and low-molecular-weight heparin.
November 2010

Managing neutropenic fever in oncology patients

For some low-risk patients with reliable gastrointestinal absorption, IV antibiotics can be transitioned to oral ciprofloxacin plus amoxicillin-clavulanic acid (or plus clindamycin, if penicillin-allergic) (. 11. Freifeld AG, Bow
February 2016

The Brief Case: Cases from 3 hospitals in Puerto Rico

Empiric therapy includes penicillins and tetracyclines; however, most treatment is largely supportive.
September 2014

MKSAP: Sedation and ventilation

Penicillin G and cefepime are initiated. Given her poor mental status and an inability to protect her airway, she requires intubation and mechanical ventilation plus propofol sedation.
September 2009

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