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Medical Decision Analysis in Infectious Diseases

G:...allen.vp Wed Dec Medical decision analysis in infectious diseases Upton D Allen MBBS MSc FAAP FRCPC 0 0 Division of Infectious Diseases, The Hospital for Sick Children , Toronto, Ontario ... outcome variables, including costs and disease complications. In this context, this explicit, reproducible analytic framework is an important tool in the area of infectious diseases, and is frequently

Nanomedicines for Infectious Diseases

382 Downloads Part of the following topical collections:Nanomedicine for Infectious Diseases Infectious diseases continue to pose a significant threat to global health. Over 200 infectious ... diseases are currently known to man. Fortunately, only a handful are responsible for significant morbidity and mortality. HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria top the list of deadly infectious diseases

Statin use in cirrhotic patients with infectious diseases: A population-based study

shown in Fig 1. We next stratified all patients based on four major infectious diseases in cirrhotic patients: SBP, pneumonia, UTI, and bacteremia. There were 275 patients with pneumonia in the statin ... found that statins decreased the 30-day mortality of patients with pneumonia and bacteremia. Comparing to other bacterial infectious diseases in cirrhotic patients, UTIs are considered a less severe

Travelers’ knowledge, attitudes, and behavior related to infectious diseases in Italy

Caserta and Naples, Italy. One fourth of participants (25.6%) had a poor level of knowledge, 50.2% a moderate, and only 24.2% a good level about the most common infectious diseases in the destination

Is Burnout Infectious? Understanding Drivers of Burnout and Job Satisfaction Among Academic Infectious Diseases Physicians

Burnout is pervasive in academic medicine. We administered the Maslach Burnout Inventory and an Infectious Diseases (ID) job description survey to our ID faculty. Respondents’ burnout (>50%) and job ... (>50%) and job satisfaction (>90%) were each high. Although burnout may be balanced by job satisfaction, the relationship between the 2 deserves further study. burnout, infectious diseases

Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria: 2019 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) is a common finding in many populations, including healthy women and persons with underlying urologic abnormalities. The 2005 guideline from the Infectious Diseases ... (UTI). ASB is a common finding in some healthy female populations and in many women or men with abnormalities of the genitourinary tract that impair voiding. In 2005, the Infectious Diseases Society of

A social research agenda on globalization and infectious diseases in Latin America

Health Organization (WHO) has a history of nearly 30 years in fostering basic and applied social science research on infectious tropical diseases and their control (http://www.who.int/tdr; http ... focus on "upstream" social science research addressing large-scale, "transnational" issues and challenges related to infectious diseases and their control, including globalization (Saker L, Lee K, Cannito

Improved Infectious Diseases Physician Compensation but Continued Disparities for Women and Underrepresented Minorities

To the Editor—We appreciated seeing a recent report on physician compensation in Open Forum Infectious Diseases. Trotman et al [1] found, in the largest survey of infectious diseases (ID ... Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in September 2016 [4]. Evaluating compensation disparities by race/ethnicity is equally important and complementary to evaluating disparities by gender. Although

Mortality and its association with chronic and infectious diseases in Mexico: A panel data analysis of the elderly

Objective. This study examines the relationship between chronic and infectious diseases on mortality risks under conditions of accelerated aging.The main hypothesis is that individuals who report ... waves of the Mexican Health and Aging Study. We estimated Cox regression models to assess the combined effect of self-reported chronic and infectious diseases on subsequent mortality. Results. In the

A28 INCREASED EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT VISITS AND HOSPITALIZATIONS FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASES IN ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE: A POPULATION-BASED MATCHED COHORT STUDY

susceptibility to infection. Aims To compare the incidence of emergency department (ED) visits and hospitalizations for infectious diseases in people with elderly-onset IBD compared to people without IBD ... to five controls. ED visits and hospitalizations for infectious diseases were identified from the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System and the CIHI Discharge Abstract Database, respectively

Vaccine-preventable diseases: Uncommon disease primer for the front-line provider

, immunizing travellers and newcomers to Canada, awareness of outbreaks in-community and elsewhere, and early consultation with an expert in infectious diseases and public health authorities in suspected cases ... Advise on Tropical Medicine and Travel (CATMAT), Public Health Agency of Canada; Carrie Byington MD, Committee on Infectious Diseases, American Academy of Pediatrics; Fahamia Koudra MD, College of Family

Positive predictive value of the German notification system for infectious diseases: Surveillance data from eight local health departments, Berlin, 2012

The German Infection Protection Act requires notifying certain cases of infectious diseases to local health departments (LHD) in Germany. LHDs transmit notifications meeting case definitions to the ... health system and may be used to describe the efficiency of the system. Since 2001, surveillance of infectious diseases in Germany is regulated by the Infection Protection Act (Infektionsschutzgesetz

Vaccines in pregnancy: a review of their importance in Brazil

Neonates and young children remain susceptible to many serious infectious diseases preventable through vaccination. In general, current vaccines strategies to prevent infectious diseases are unable ... . Infectious diseases. Neonatal. RESUMO Recém-nascidos e lactentes jovens permanecem vulneráveis a diversas doenças causadas por vírus e bactérias. Em geral, as estratégias de imunização são inefetivas

Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America: 2018 Update on Diagnosis, Treatment, Chemoprophylaxis, and Institutional Outbreak Management of Seasonal Influenza

preexposure or postexposure prevention and can help control outbreaks in certain populations. These clinical practice guidelines are an update of the guidelines published by the Infectious Diseases Society of ... , evidence summary, and rationale that support each recommendation, and research needs are included in the full document. Table 1. Infectious Diseases Society of America–US Public Health Service

Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America: 2018 Update on Diagnosis, Treatment, Chemoprophylaxis, and Institutional Outbreak Management of Seasonal Influenza

These clinical practice guidelines are an update of the guidelines published by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in 2009, prior to the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. This document ... rationale that support each recommendation, and research needs are included in the full document. Table 1. Infectious Diseases Society of America–US Public Health Service Grading System for Ranking

Infectious Diseases in Changing Times

outcomes is, of course , nol supported by any available data. What about infectious diseases in Canada as we move thr·ough these changes? With increasingly lim ited resources and intense personal and ... institutional stress created by change, how do we limit the personal and social impact of infections in Canada? Some issues are clear. First, new infectious diseases will co ntinue to emerge (eg. hantavirus

Continuous Quality Improvement in Infectious Diseases

Continuous quality improvement in infectious diseases Tthe quality of medical care which we deliver has HE MEASUREMENT AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT OF' become an important concept in today's health ... processes to reduce redundancy. wastage and expense . Several specific examples of the adoption of this philosophy in infectious diseases are available . An anti? microbial use committee working towards the

Handbook of Infectious Diseases

CAN j INFECT DIS Handbook of infectious diseases LE Nicolle F'RCPC Winnipeg. Manitoba This is the first volume in an ambitious project initia lly promoted and developed by Ed Kass . His vision was ... coverage lhan lhal in lhe current encyclopedic infectious diseases tel.1.books. An entertaining aspect is the historical perspective introducing each chapter which provides background and insight inlo these

Continuous Quality Improvement in Infectious Diseases

Continuous quality improvement in infectious diseases Tthe quality of medical care which we deliver has HE MEASUREMENT AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT OF' become an important concept in today's health ... processes to reduce redundancy. wastage and expense . Several specific examples of the adoption of this philosophy in infectious diseases are available . An anti? microbial use committee working towards the