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Pfizer has begun enrollment in three Phase III trials evaluating 20-Valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in adults.

Pfizer Inc. announced at the end of 2018, the initiation of a Phase III program for its 20-Valent pneumococcal conjugate...

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Cidara Therapeutics initiates ReStore Phase III study of rezafungin to treat candidiasis..

Cidara Therapeutics, Inc. announced that the first trial site has been activated for ReSTORE, a Phase III clinical trial evaluating...

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FDA approves expanding indication of the Elecsys BRAHMS PCT assay to aid antibiotic treatment in infection.- Roche.

Roche announced that it has received clearance from the FDA for the expanded use of its Elecsys BRAHMS PCT assay...

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Fluid Management

Fluid Management

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ESICM LIVES Highlights

ESICM LIVES Highlights

ESICM LIVES Congress 2018: Bringing you the latest news and insights from the 31st ESICM LIVES Congress, 20–24 October 2018 Paris, France.

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Guidelines

The Prevention of Early-onset Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Disease

The purpose of this guideline is to provide guidance for obstetricians, midwives and neonatologists on the prevention of early-onset (less than 7 days of age) neonatal group B streptococcal (EOGBS) disease...

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Meningitis (bacterial) and meningococcal septicaemia in under 16s: recognition, diagnosis and management

This guideline covers recognising, diagnosing and managing bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia (blood poisoning) in babies, children and young people under 16.

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ESCMID guidelines for the management of the infection control measures to reduce transmission of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria in hospitalized patients

Healthcare-associated infections due to multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria (MDR-GNB) are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. These evidence-based guidelines...

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Journal articles

Effects of levosimendan on mortality in patients with septic shock: systematic review with meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis.

Several studies have investigated a survival benefit for levosimendan treatment in patients with septic shock.

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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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Alex studied Biological Sciences at university before joining EPG Health in January 2017, where he works as a digital content manager and editor.

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ISICEM 2018 – The Sepsis Six and BUFALO

At nearly 30 million annual cases and 6 million deaths globally, sepsis is one of the world’s biggest killers. The Sepsis Six and BUFALO aim to speed up the time from sepsis diagnosis to effective treatment by using 6 simple steps, with the aim to improve outcomes across the globe. 

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