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Diagnostic Markers of Serious Bacterial Infections in Young Febrile Infants

A recent study demonstrated C reactive protein (CRP) to be the best single discriminatory marker for serious bacterial infections (SBI) in young...

20 Feb, 2018

 
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Baseline Pulmonary Function, An Important Predictor of Prognosis after Acute Exacerbations of COPD

A recent study conducted in the Department of Internal Medicine of Geneva University Hospitals identified baseline lung function as the strongest...

12 Feb, 2018

 
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Use of Copper Alloys in All Touch Surfaces in Hospitals May Reduce Infections, States Study

A study recently conducted in Poland demonstrated that copper and its selected alloys have effective antibacterial activity against clinical...

12 Feb, 2018

 
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Pulmonary Markers, YKL-40 and CCL 18 may be Useful in Assessing CAP Caused by Atypical Pathogens

A recent post hoc analysis highlighted the benefits of pulmonary markers in assessment of severity of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). The...

31 Jan, 2018

 
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Effective Doctor-Patient Communication - Module - 4: Role Plays & Conclusion

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Dr. Anand Nadkarni
M.D., D.P.M., F.I.P.S.
Consultant Psychiatrist Institute for Psychological Health, Thane
Effective Doctor-Patient Communication - Module - 3: Approaches Towards Communication

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Speaker(s):
Dr. Anand Nadkarni
M.D., D.P.M., F.I.P.S.
Consultant Psychiatrist Institute for Psychological Health, Thane
Effective Doctor-Patient Communication: Module - 2: Styles of Communication & Listening

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Speaker(s):
Dr. Anand Nadkarni
M.D., D.P.M., F.I.P.S.
Consultant Psychiatrist Institute for Psychological Health, Thane

Key Trials

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...

Prevalence of Methicillin-Resistant S. aureus Infection among Patients in the Emergency Department

In this study, MRSA was identified as the leading cause of skin and soft tissue infections among patients in the emergency department.

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

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...

ABC of Anti-infectives : A Handbook on Anti-infective Armamentarium

ABC of Anti-Infectives describes in brief the various principles of anti-infective therapy, including the mechanism of action, indications and...

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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