Data from multiple sources - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Last updated 04 January 2017

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Xydalba (dalbavancin) is launched in the UK as a treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections.- Cardiome Pharma

Cardiome Pharma Corp. announced that it has launched Xydalba (dalbavancin) in the UK earlier than expected. The European Medicines Agency...

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Melinta Therapeutics files NDA at FDA for Baxdela (delafloxacin) to treat acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI).

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated partner Melinta Therapeutics, a privately held company developing novel antibiotics to treat serious bacterial infections, announced that...

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Phase III trial of PTK 0796 (omadacycline) in ABSSSI meets primary endpoints- Paratek Pharmaceuticals

Paratek Pharmaceuticals has announced that the Phase III registration study comparing PTK 0796 (omadacycline) to linezolid in the treatment of...

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Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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IL-17A in Psoriasis

Experts discuss new targeted therapies for psoriasis at the European Association of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Congress 2015

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Guidelines

Surgical site infections: prevention and treatment

Surgical site infection is a type of healthcare-associated infection in which a wound infection occurs after an invasive (surgical) procedure....

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Antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery

The goals of prophylactic administration of antibiotics to surgical patients are to: - reduce the incidence of surgical site infection...

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Journal articles

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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Do surgical interventions for limb lymphoedema reduce cellulitis attack frequency?

Recurrent cellulitis is a frequent and challenging complication of lymphoedema.

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Pilonidal Sinus Disease: 10 Steps to Optimize Care.

To present a 10-step approach to the assessment and treatment of pilonidal sinus disease (PSD) and related wounds based on the Harris protocol, expert opinion, and a current literature review.

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CME

Case Consults: Changing Paradigms in the Age of Biologics

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Treatment Optimisation in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia

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