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Approach to Medical Decision-Making

Sanjay Saint and Vineet Chopra.

in The Saint-Chopra Guide to Inpatient Medicine

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Immunology; Infectious Diseases. 1302 words.

This chapter guides the reader on the general approaches to medical decision-making in hospitalized patients.

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Vaccine Administration Decision Making: The Case of Yellow Fever Vaccine

Beth A. Lown, Lin H. Chen, Mary E. Wilson, Emily Sisson, Mark Gershman, Emad Yanni, Emily S. Jentes, Natasha S. Hochberg, Davidson H. Hamer and Elizabeth D. Barnett.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

September 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4318 words.

Background.  Providers must counsel travelers to yellow fever (YF)–endemic areas, although risk estimates of disease and vaccine serious adverse...

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Gram-Negative Polymicrobial Bloodstream Infections and Clinical Decision Making with a Microarray Testing System

Kimberly Claeys, Jason Pogue, Paul Lephart, Emily Heil and J Kristie Johnson.

in Open Forum Infectious Diseases

P ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

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Background

Molecular rapid diagnostic tests, such as the microarray-based Verigene Gram-Negative Blood...

Tuberculosis Surveillance: Data for Decision-Making

Kenneth G. Castro.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

May 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 1824 words.

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Decision Making During Healthcare-Associated Infection Surveillance: A Rationale for Automation

William E. Trick.

Edited by Robert A. Weinstein.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

August 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 3909 words.

Attention to healthcare-associated infections has increased, in part due to legislative mandates for monitoring infections and federal payment policies. Current systems, which rely on...

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Digital Decision Making: Computer Models and Antibiotic Prescribing in the Twenty-First Century

Bruce Y. Lee.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 1771 words.

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How to Use Antimicrobial Use Data? A Model to Support Decision-Making and Facilitate Understanding

Makoto Jones, Karim Khader, Benedikt Huttner, Christopher Graber, Yue Zhang, Matthew Samore, Karl Madaras-Kelly, Matthew Goetz and Peter Glassman.

in Open Forum Infectious Diseases

P ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

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Background

Antimicrobial use data are increasingly available, yet it is not clear how to use them most...

Virtual Patient Simulation in HIV: An Online Educational Tool to Improve Evidence-Based Clinical Decision-Making

Simi Hurst and Douglas Blevins.

in Open Forum Infectious Diseases

P ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

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Background

Approximately 1.2 million people in the United States are living with HIV. Although an...

End-Of-Life Issues, Ethical Issues, Advance Directives, and Surrogate Decision-Making in The Care of Persons With HIV

Cynthia Geppert, Mary Ann Cohen and Rebecca Weintraub Brendel.

in Comprehensive Textbook of AIDS Psychiatry

May 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Infectious Diseases. 7911 words.

HIV and AIDS, perhaps more than any other illness during any other time, contributed to the end of a “collusion of silence” and parentalism that characterized medicine prior to the era of...

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Decision-Making on the Use of Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Dental Procedures: A Survey of Infectious Disease Consultants and Review

Peter B. Lockhart, Michael T. Brennan, Philip C. Fox, H. James Norton, Daniel B. Jernigan and Larry J. Strausbaugh.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

June 2002; p ublished online June 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4320 words.

There is debate concerning use of antibiotic prophylaxis before invasive dental procedures for patients at risk of acquiring distant site infection (DSI). We determined the opinions and...

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Physician Perceptions and Attitudes Towards an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and Computerized Decision-making Systems: A Focus Group Study

Alvin Qijia Chua, Sing Teang Kong, Lai Wei Lee, Daphne Yah Chieh Yii, Sarah Si Lin Tang, Winnie Lee, Andrea L Kwa and Desiree Lie.

in Open Forum Infectious Diseases

P ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

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Background

Antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs) often employ multi-pronged strategies, including...

Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy Practices Among Pediatric Infectious Diseases Consultants: Results of an Emerging Infections Network Survey

Ritu Banerjee, Susan E. Beekmann, Elizabeth H. Doby, Philip M. Polgreen, Mobeen H. Rathore and Adam L. Hersh.

in Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

March 2014; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 1962 words.

We conducted a survey of pediatric members of the Emerging Infections Network regarding outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) practices and clinical decision making about OPAT...

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Palliative Care and End-of-Life Support

Paul W. DenOuden and Jonathan S. Appelbaum.

in Fundamentals of HIV Medicine

March 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Infectious Diseases. 4472 words.

Hospice and palliative care are part of the active care continuum. Hospice care involves an interdisciplinary approach to diagnosing and managing suffering and addressing the physical,...

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Congenital Toxoplasmosis

James B. McAuley.

in Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 3170 words.

Toxoplasmosis is caused by infection with the parasite Toxoplasma gondii. It is one of the most common parasitic infections in humans and is most typically asymptomatic. However, primary...

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Cluster Lot Quality Assurance Sampling: Effect of Increasing the Number of Clusters on Classification Precision and Operational Feasibility

Hiromasa Okayasu, Alexandra E. Brown, Michael M. Nzioki, Alex N. Gasasira, Marina Takane, Pascal Mkanda, Steven G. F. Wassilak and Roland W. Sutter.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 3690 words.

Background.  To assess the quality of supplementary immunization activities (SIAs), the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) has used cluster...

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Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Ryan Circh.

in Infectious Diseases Emergencies

September 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Emergency Medicine. 2143 words.

Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is defined as an acute infection of the pulmonary parenchyma in someone who has not recently had close contact with the health care system. Common...

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Antifungal treatment guidelines

Laura Cottom and Brian L. Jones.

in Oxford Textbook of Medical Mycology

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Public Health and Epidemiology. 5466 words.

The management of invasive fungal infection remains challenging. Given the ever-expanding body of published data and advances to scientific knowledge and technology, clinical guidance plays...

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Relapsed and secondary disease drive the risk profile for invasive aspergillosis prior to stem cell transplantation in patients with acute myeloid leukemia or myelodysplastic syndrome

Robert J. van de Peppel, Olaf M. Dekkers, Peter A. von dem Borne and Mark G. J. de Boer.

in Medical Mycology

October 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 3474 words.

Patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) or myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) are at risk for invasive aspergillosis (IA) even prior to the introduction of stem cell transplantation (SCT)....

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Clinical epidemiology

Noel McCarthy and Adrian Smith.

in Infectious Disease Epidemiology

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Epidemiology. 3777 words.

This chapter summarizes the application of epidemiological information and methods for clinical decision-making. It discusses the contribution of epidemiological information to the clinical...

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Estimating the Cost of Health Care-Associated Infections: Mind Your p's and q's

Nicholas Graves, Stephan Harbarth, Jan Beyersmann, Adrian Barnett, Kate Halton and Ben Cooper.

Edited by Robert A. Weinstein.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

April 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4413 words.

Monetary valuations of the economic cost of health care-associated infections (HAIs) are important for decision making and should be estimated accurately. Erroneously high estimates of...

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