StrategyCivica Rx, Xellia Sign Supply Agreement to Reduce Chronic Drug Shortages
Xellia becomes Civica's first supplier partner and will produce antibiotics in short supply in U.S. hospitals.
Clinical CarePrioritize Sepsis Assessments in Your Overcrowded Emergency Department
Prompt identification of patients who are at high risk of sepsis could be the difference between life or death.
Clinical CareMany Patients Using Anticoagulants Are Taking Aspirin Daily Too
A study found that 37% of patients who took warfarin also took aspirin. That could place patients at a significantly...
Clinical CareCost of Sepsis Readmissions Estimated at More Than $16,000 Per Patient
At national level, the annual cost of index admissions for sepsis are estimated at more than $23.3 billion.
Clinical CareHospital-Acquired Infection Pragmatic Clinical Trial Shows Best Practice
Research demonstrates a method to prevent MRSA and vancomycin-resistant Enterococci infections in patients with medical devices.
Clinical CareAntibiotic Stewardship is Tough in Hospital Wards, But Even Tougher in ICU
The difficulties of achieving appropriate administration of antibiotics in intensive care units include early treatment of patients due to severity...
Clinical CareMost Sepsis-Associated Deaths Could be Caused by Severe Coexisting Conditions
New research contradicts the perception that better sepsis care alone can reduce mortality.
Clinical CarePowerful Antibiotics Frequently Prescribed for Discharged Patients
Even as hospitals try to cut back on prescribing powerful antibiotics for their patients, many of those patients still head...
Clinical Care4 Steps to Manage Antibiotics in Acute Care Settings
This simple framework helps guide clinicians through condition diagnosis, prescribing, patient monitoring, and deciding therapy duration.
Clinical Care3 Ways to Limit Overprescribing Antibiotics in the Urgent Care Setting
Better antibiotic stewardship is needed to decrease inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions in ambulatory care settings, according to CDC researchers.
Clinical CareDelay Antibiotics for Sepsis Patients? No Thanks, Say Some Docs
Some doctors reject a provocative proposal to delay antibiotics for sepsis patients without shock. But proponents argue antibiotics pose significant...
Clinical CareFighting 'nightmare bacteria': Clin Onc News report