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EU CHMP recommends approval of four-dose vial of Synflorix pneumococcal vaccine- GlaxoSmithKline

GSK announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has issued...

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FDA approves Baxdela (delafloxacin) as a treatment for acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI).- Melinta Therapeutics

Melinta Therapeutics, a privately held company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing novel antibiotics to treat serious bacterial infections, announced...

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Cadazolid meets primary endpoint in IMPACT-1 study and but not in IMPACT-2 study versus vancomycin in the treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea.- Actelion/J&J

Actelion Ltd has provided an update on the Phase III program IMPACT to investigate the efficacy and safety of Actelion's...

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Guidelines

Guidelines on Urological Infections

Due to the increasing threat of resistant pathogens worldwide, it has become imperative to limit the use of antibiotics, and...

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Safety guideline: skin antisepsis for central neuraxial blockade

Concise guidelines are presented that recommend the method of choice for skin antisepsis before central neuraxial blockade. The Working Party...

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United Kingdom National Guideline on the Management of Trichomonas vaginalis 2014

The main objective is to assist practitioners in managing men and women diagnosed with Trichomonas vaginalis. This guideline offers recommendations...

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Journal articles

Early goal-directed therapy in the treatment of severe sepsis and septic shock.

Goal-directed therapy has been used for severe sepsis and septic shock in the intensive care unit.

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Early, goal-directed therapy for septic shock – a patient-level meta-analysis.

After a single-center trial and observational studies suggesting that early, goal-directed therapy (EGDT) reduced mortality from septicshock, three multicenter trials (ProCESS, ARISE, and ProMISe) showed no benefit.

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Early Response in Cellulitis: A Prospective Study of Dynamics and Predictors.

Skin and soft tissue infections are common reasons for medical care. Use of broad-spectrum therapy and costs have increased. Assessment of early treatment response has been given a central role both in clinical trials and everyday practice. 

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Dermatological emergencies in children

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Urinary tract infection

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Testing procalcitonin in bacterial infection

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