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Bacterial Infections
Kevin Downes
Bacterial Infections
04/08/2022
He discusses procalcitonin as a marker for sepsis, how a procalcitonin test fares among other diagnostic tests, and how this testing can guide antibiotic stewardship.
04/08/2022
What's Your Diagnosis?
What's Your Diagnosis?
03/09/2022
A 51-year-old woman was hospitalized with sepsis secondary to tubo-ovarian abscess. She received intravenous ampicillin-sulbactam and underwent percutaneous drainage. Intravenous ciprofloxacin was added to...
03/09/2022
sepsis
sepsis
07/14/2021
The continuation of proper care once a patient with sepsis is discharged from the hospital is critical in reducing the risk of rehospitalization and mortality. Stephanie Parks Taylor, MD, answers our...
07/14/2021

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Diagnosis
Diagnosis
11/28/2019
Shortness of breath, fever, and extreme pain are some of the signs of sepsis. However, no gold standard exists for diagnosing sepsis. Which method do you prefer to use? Let us know by taking our poll. ...
11/28/2019

Clinical Insights

Bacterial Infections
Kevin Downes
Bacterial Infections
04/08/2022
He discusses procalcitonin as a marker for sepsis, how a procalcitonin test fares among other diagnostic tests, and how this testing can guide antibiotic stewardship.
04/08/2022
sepsis
sepsis
07/14/2021
The continuation of proper care once a patient with sepsis is discharged from the hospital is critical in reducing the risk of rehospitalization and mortality. Stephanie Parks Taylor, MD, answers our...
07/14/2021
sepsis
sepsis
11/06/2017
Consultant360 spoke with Dr Shruti Gadre, whose study “Etiologies, Trends, and Predictors of 30-Day Readmission in Patients With Sepsis,” was recently presented at the CHEST 2017 Annual Meeting.
11/06/2017