Search Tag: antibiotic resistance

Executive Health Management

Rise-of-hypervirulent-antibiotic-resistant-bacteria-in-europe

2024 15 Feb

  Since the last assessment by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) in 2021, the spread of hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae (hvKp) sequence type 23 (ST23) across European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) nations has notably intensified. The tally of nations reporting such cases has more than doubled, leaping from...Read more

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Scientists-discover-first-new-antibiotic-in-six-decades

2024 05 Jan

A ground-breaking class of antibiotics targeting drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria has been discovered by applying transparent deep-learning models in medicine. Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionising the field, aiding scientists in unveiling the first novel antibiotics in six decades.   Designated a priority-one critical...Read more

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Antibiotic-resistant-utis-a-growing-concern

2023 10 Nov

Antibiotic-resistant urinary tract infections (UTIs) are becoming an increasingly common and concerning health issue, with a significant impact on patient outcomes and healthcare systems worldwide. The emergence of antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria limits the options for effective treatment, leading to longer and more complicated illnesses....Read more

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Efficacy-appropriateness-of-antibiotic-use-in-the-icu

2021 09 Nov

The frequency of antibiotic-resistant pathogens continues to increase, resulting in higher community-acquired infections and high mortality rates in critically ill patients.   In this review, the researchers critically appraise available evidence through a comprehensive literature review to investigate effective empiric antibiotic administration...Read more

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Highlights-from-the-i-i-i-blog-12

2020 15 Jan

(I expert, I question, I answer)  Have you got something to say? Visit  https://healthmanagement.org/c/icu/list/blog  or contact  [email protected] Jeremy M. Kahn  Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Health Policy &  Management - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine  and Graduate School of Public Health,...Read more

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Challenges-in-the-management-of-the-critically-ill-patient

2019 26 Sep

Interview with Massimo Antonelli, Professor of Intensive Care and Anaesthesiology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy   Massimo Antonelli is a Professor of Intensive Care and Anesthesiology at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy. He serves as the Director of the Dept. of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care and Emergency...Read more