Dosing Recommendations for Drugs Used for Opportunistic Infections That Require Dosage Adjustment in Patients with Renal Insufficiency

Published by AidsInfo Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in Adults and Adolescents with HIV. Last Updated: October 22, 2019; Last Reviewed: October 22, 2019. Table 7. Dosing Recommendations for Drugs Used to Treat or Prevent Opportunistic Infections That Require Dosage Adjustment in Patients with Renal Insufficiency   Drug(s) Usual Dose Dosage …

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Factors in Diagnostic Error – Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine

People may assume that diagnostic errors result from sub-optimal care. While this cause is possible, rarely does it explain the problem. — Read on http://www.improvediagnosis.org/factors-in-diagnostic-error/

Duration of Antibiotic Therapy for Uncomplicated Gram-Negative Bacteremia: Seven Is the New Fourteen

The treatment duration for uncomplicated gram-negative bloodstream infections (BSIs) has traditionally ranged from 7 to 14 days. However, recent retrospective studies and meta-analyses have observed no differences in clinical outcomes in patients treated with shorter courses compared with prolonged courses, especially with urinary sources of infection. — Read on http://www.contagionlive.com/

Coalition tackling diagnostic errors gains some traction – Modern Healthcare

Diagnostic errors are getting more attention. A coalition hopes to reduce the prevalence and cost of those errors through awareness and education. — Read on http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20190126/NEWS/190129972/coalition-tackling-diagnostic-errors-gains-some-traction