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Better Clinical Outcomes with Macrolide Antibiotics as Compared to Non-Macrolides in Critically Ill Patients with AECOPD

A significant reduction in the hospital readmissions and time to next all-cause readmissions was demonstrated with a macrolide-based antibiotic...

08 Feb, 2019

 
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Early Tracheotomy Offers Clinically Benefits in Critically Ill Ventilated Patients

An updated meta-analysis reported that early tracheotomy in critically ill ventilated patients was associated with superior clinical outcomes as...

18 Jan, 2019

 
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Prehospital Sepsis Alert Notification Improves Outcomes

Recently, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services (CMS) adopted a quality process in order to standardize the treatment of sepsis with an...

16 Jan, 2019

 
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Prophylaxis with Oral Vancomycin Might Reduce the Risk of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infections

A review critically appraised the current studies which evaluated the use of oral vancomycin for secondary prophylaxis of Clostridium difficile...

11 Dec, 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

A Practical Guide to Nebulization Therapy

Nebulization, the process of transforming liquid medications into mists, is most suited for children and elderly, in whom coordination is a problem...

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...

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.  

 
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.

 
Candida Score

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

 

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