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Clinical Effect of Doxycycline Combined with Compound Sulfamethoxazole and Rifampicin i...
Drug Design, Development and Therapy; Yang XM, Jia YL et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2021 - The purpose of this study was to determine the clinical value of triple antibiotic therapy consisting of doxycycline, compound sulfamethoxazole and rifampicin in the treatment of brucellosis spondylitis. A retrospective analysis was performed on 1...

Clinical characteristics and hematological parameters associated with disease severity ...
The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research; Arslan B, Bicer IG et. al.

Nov 28th, 2021 - The study aimed to describe clinical characteristics and outcomes of pregnant women with COVID-19 undergoing cesarean section, and evaluated the association of blood values at admission with severe COVID-19 disease in this group of patients. We re...

The correlation between the expression of ATF4 and procalcitonin combined with the dete...
Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology; Ma S, Wang H et. al.

Nov 26th, 2021 - To explore the correlation between the activating transcription factor 4 (ATF4) and procalcitonin (PCT) expressions combined with RET mutation and the pathological staging and clinical prognosis of sporadic medullary thyroid carcinoma (SMTC). Fift...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  123 results

Imipenem, Cilastatin Sodium, and Relebactam Monohydrate for the Treatment of Cancer Patients With Febrile Neutropenia

Nov 23rd, 2021 - PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To evaluate the efficacy of imipenem, cilastatin sodium, and relebactam monohydrate (imipenem-relebactam) plus vancomycin, daptomycin or linezolid versus (vs) standard of care (SOC) plus vancomycin, daptomycin or linezolid a...

Famotidine in Covid-19 Intensive Care Unit

Nov 16th, 2021 - The computer and written records of the patients followed in the Covid-19 Intensive Care Units of a research hospital during the pandemic process will be examined. Patients over the age of 18 who have SARS-CoV-2 mRNA detected by nasopharyngeal PCR...

PROcalcitonin Impact on Antibiotic Reduction, adverSe Events and AVoidable healthcarE Costs (ProSAVE): A RCT

Nov 12th, 2021 - Trials comparing PCT-guided antibiotic algorithms to standard management show a significant reduction in antibiotic exposure without an increase in mortality or treatment failure. Despite this strong evidence from multiple studies a recent prospec...

Combined Use of a Respiratory Broad Panel Multiplex PCR and Procalcitonin to Reduce Antibiotics Exposure in Hospitalized Sickle-cell Adults With Acute Chest Syndrome.

Nov 9th, 2021 - Acute Chest Syndrome (ACS) is a frequent and severe acute complication of sickle-cell disease. It may affect 10 to 20% of hospitalized patients and is the leading cause of death. The symptoms combine a new pulmonary infiltrate and symptom(s) among...

Cord Blood-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells for the Treatment of COVID-19 Related Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Oct 26th, 2021 - PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: I. To assess the safety of administering cord blood derived mesenchymal stem cell (CB-MSC) infusions for treatment of COVID-19 acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. In the group of patients who pre...

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News  90 results

AAP Releases Guidelines for Febrile Infants

Aug 13th, 2021 - The long-anticipated American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for the treatment of well-appearing febrile infants have arrived, and key points include updated guidance for cerebrospinal fluid testing and urine cultures, according to Robert Pantel...

Immune-Related Adverse Events in NSCLC

Jul 12th, 2021 - Mark A. Socinski, MD: Let me ask Sandip, one of the things that we haven’t talked a lot about is the [adverse] effects of immunotherapy [IO], although many of us feel that as a general class of drugs, these IO agents are generally pretty well tole...

Antibiotics and COPD: Time to order a C-reactive protein test?
MDedge Family Medicine; Cleveland Piggott, MD, MPH, Corey Lyon, DO

Jun 22nd, 2021 - ILLUSTRATIVE CASE A 55-year-old man with a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) presents to you with increased sputum volume and increased dyspnea, but no fever. You diagnose a COPD exacerbation.

Prediction Rule Identifies Low Infection Risk in Febrile Infants

Jun 17th, 2021 - A clinical prediction rule combining procalcitonin, absolute neutrophil count, and urinalysis effectively identified most febrile infants at low risk for serious bacterial infections, based on data from 702 individuals The clinical prediction rule...

Prediction rule identifies low infection risk in febrile infants
Heidi Splete

Jun 16th, 2021 - A clinical prediction rule combining procalcitonin, absolute neutrophil count, and urinalysis effectively identified most febrile infants at low risk for serious bacterial infections, based on data from 702 individuals The clinical prediction rule.

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