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Metered Dose Inhaler Usage Improves Efficiency of Emergency Asthma Treatment Among Children

A team of US researchers modified an existing Emergency Department (ED) clinical asthma treatment pathway to recommend metered dose inhaler (MDI)...

19 Sep, 2018

 
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Piperacillin-Tazobactam Prophylaxis Reduces Incidence of Early-onset Ventilator-associated Pneumonia

Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is one of the most frequent and important intensive care units (ICU)-acquired infection. Recently, a study...

11 Sep, 2018

 
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Colistin Combined with Azidothymidine Achieved Better Bactericidal Activity against Colistin Resistant E. coli Strains

A recent ex-vivo study concluded that the bactericidal activity against colistin-resistant E.coli strains was enhanced when colistin was combined...

10 Sep, 2018

 
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High Prevalence of Extensively Pan Drug Resistant Gram Negative Bacterial Strains at a Single Centre in Eastern India

The susceptibility of clinical isolates was retrospectively analyzed at a tertiary hospital in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha, India. The findings...

05 Sep, 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.  

 
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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