Search Tag: Infections

ICU Management

Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Principles to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance

2022 14 Oct

Pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic principles play a central role in antimicrobial dose-optimisation to combat antimicrobial resistance. In the future, research focused on the integration of preclinical and clinical data is paramount. Antimicrobial Resistance in the ICU The use of antimicrobial drugs in the hospital is very common... Read more

ICU Management

The Accelerate Pheno™ system in clinical practice: fast and accurate turnaround for critical results

2018 01 Jun

Our clinical experiences of using the Accelerate Pheno™ system have greatly benefited patient care, providing earlier diagnostic certainty. Two complex sepsis cases are discussed, where the impact of rapid identification, with antibiotic sensitivities, of the causative organism from blood cultures is described. At Hampshire Hospitals NHS... Read more