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Impact of De-escalation and Discontinuation of Antibiotics in High Risk Neutropenic Patients

The main reason of antibiotic prescription in hematology wards is febrile neutropenia (FN).  A recent study assessed whether the antibiotic...

07 Aug, 2018

 
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Imipenem-Relebactam, A Promising Combination against Resistant Gram Negative Bacilli

The findings of a recent in vitro study demonstrated that imipenem-relebactam, a novel carbapenem-β-lactamase inhibitor combination, was active...

07 Aug, 2018

 
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Emergence of Pandrug Resistant OXA-48 Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae, A Cause for Concern

Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae has been a major cause of concern all over the world. In 2012, an outbreak of sequence type 11 (ST11) OXA...

25 Jul, 2018

 
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Relebactam in Combination with Imipenem Might be Highly Potent against Gram Negative Bacilli, Reported an In-Vitro Study

The nonsusceptible isolates of non-Proteeae Enterobacteriaceae and P. aeruginosa were rendered susceptible to impenem by relebactam, a non-β-lactam...

23 Jul, 2018

 
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Key Trials

Indian Prospective Study Comparing the Nephrotoxicity of Colistin and Polymyxin B Administered in Currently Recommended Doses

Polymyxins have been associated with a risk of nephrotoxicity. Different studies have evaluated the toxicity of polymyxins and have demonstrated a...

GLIMP Study: Worldwide Prevalence and Risk Factors for MRSA Pneumonia

The Global Initiative for MRSA Pneumonia (GLIMP) study, is an international, multicenter study aimed to determine the point prevalence and specific...

BLISS Study: Continuous Administration of Beta-lactams Associated with Higher Clinical Cure Rates and Better PK/PD Target Attainment Compared to Intermittent Bolus Dosing

Beta-lactam Infusion in Severe Sepsis (BLISS) study is a prospective, two-centre, open labelled, randomized controlled trial of continuous infusion...

ZEPHyR Study: Linezolid Superior to Vancomycin in Treatment of MRSA Nosocomial Pneumonia

ZEPHyR (linezolid in the treatment of subjects with nosocomial pneumonia proven to be due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) is a...

Slide Library

Cefuroxime (Novacef)

Cefuroxime is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. It is a broad-spectrum antibacterial agent with a favorable pharmacokinetic profile....

 
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Management of Mucormycosis in ENT Practice

Mucormycosis are the group of invasive infection caused by filamentous fungi of the Mucoraceae family. This slide set enumerates prevalence,...

 
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Antifungal Therapy in Immunocompromised Patients

Early initiation of antifungal therapy is a major contributor to enhanced survival rate. This set of slides highlights incidence and risk factors of...

 
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Disseminated Tuberculosis with ARDS

Disseminated TB results from widespread blood borne dissemination of TB bacilli. This presentation includes causes and risk factors of disseminated...

 
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Our Publications

Clarithromycin: An Emerging Treatment Recourse in Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

Parenteral macrolide therapy is needed for patients with moderate to severe CAP/AECB. This booklet gives an overview of the efficacy and safety of...

MRSA: The Clinician’s Challenge

The article summarizes the Indian epidemiological data for MRSA infections, along with treatment of MRSA infections and infection control measures.

Phosome IV (Liposomal Amphotericin B) Monograph

Amphotericin B deoxycholate has a broad antifungal activity, and today it is the best antifungal available against most systemic fungal infections,...

Liposome: The Magic Bullet

This article briefs out the structural aspects, advantages and application of liposomes and elaborates on liposomal amphotericin B as an antifungal...

Clinical Tools

Management of Clostridium Difficile Associated Dairrhoea (...

The algorithm for the treatment of Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea is presented here.

 
Antimicrobial Spectrum Reckoner

This aid is a ready reckoner of antibiotics and anti-fungals against a spectrum of gram positive and negative microbes and resistant pathogens.  

 
Candida Score

This aid is a ready reckoner scoring system for early antifungal treatment in non-neutropenic critically ill patients.

 
ICU Scoring Systems

The 11 scoring systems frequently required and widely used to assess the severity of critically ill patients in the ICUs are listed here.

 

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