Infectious Diseases

The global burden of non-typhoidal salmonella invasive disease: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 – The Lancet Infectious Diseases (free)

Invited Commentary: Non-typhoidal salmonella: invasive, lethal, and on the loose (free)

 

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NICE Guideline: Tuberculosis

13 Sep, 2019 | 08:27h | UTC

Chlorhexidine bathing of the critically ill for the prevention of hospital‐acquired infection – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Bathing critically ill patients with chlorhexidine to prevent hospital-acquired infections – Cochrane Library (free)

“Due to the very low-certainty evidence available, it is not clear whether bathing with chlorhexidine reduces hospital-acquired infections, mortality, or length of stay in the ICU”

 


How to start an antimicrobial stewardship programme in a hospital – Clinical Microbiology and Infection (free)

 

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2019 update of EULAR recommendations for vaccination in adult patients with autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases – Annals of Rheumatic Diseases (free)

 

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Clinical Practice: Measles

14 Jul, 2019 | 20:05h | UTC

Clinical Update: Syphilis

30 Jun, 2019 | 17:53h | UTC

Mapping the global prevalence, incidence, and mortality of Plasmodium falciparum, 2000–17: a spatial and temporal modelling study – The Lancet (free)

Related Study: Mapping the global endemicity and clinical burden of Plasmodium vivax, 2000–17: a spatial and temporal modelling study – The Lancet (free)

Invited Commentary: New malaria maps (free)

News Release: New High-Resolution Global Maps Show How to Defeat Malaria – The Malaria Atlas Project (free)

See also: The Malaria Atlas Project Website (free resources) AND Explorer Tool (free)

 

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Wellcome Global Monitor How does the world feel about science and health? (free PDF)

Report Summary: Wellcome Global Monitor 2018 (free)

News Release: How much does the world trust medical experts and vaccines? (free)

Commentaries: Japan and Ukraine most likely to doubt safety of vaccines – Nature (free) AND Global trust strong in healthcare, scientists, vaccines—with exceptions – CIDRAP (free) AND Eroding trust in vaccines leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds – Reuters (free) AND Vaccines: Low trust in vaccination ‘a global crisis’ – BBC (free)

 

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The Ongoing Ebola Epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo, 2018–2019 – New England Journal of Medicine (free)

 

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Review: Hand Infections

20 May, 2019 | 15:24h | UTC

Review: Clostridium Difficile Infection

21 Apr, 2019 | 21:16h | UTC

Guidelines for Antibiotic Prescription in Intensive Care Unit – Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine (free PDF)

Source: Critical Care Reviews Newsletter

Comprehensive guideline covering many common conditions in the Critical Care Unit.

 


Ebola virus disease – The Lancet (free for a limited period)

 

 


2019 ACIP Adult Immunization Schedule

5 Feb, 2019 | 00:39h | UTC

International Consensus Guidelines for the Optimal Use of the Polymyxins – Pharmacotherapy (free)

Endorsed by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID), Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), International Society for Anti‐infective Pharmacology (ISAP), Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), and Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP).

 


Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America: 2018 Update on Diagnosis, Treatment, Chemoprophylaxis, and Institutional Outbreak Management of Seasonal Influenza – Clinical Infectious Diseases (free)

News Release: Flu is Serious for Pregnant Women and Others at High Risk: Testing and Treatment are Key, Say IDSA Guidelines (free)

 

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