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

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Positive Phase III REVIVE-1 study of iclaprim in patients with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI).- Motif Bio.

Motif Bio plc announced positive topline results from REVIVE-1, a global Phase III clinical trial of its investigational drug candidate...

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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...

Added 5 months ago Drug news

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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Learning Zones

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Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

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Prostate Cancer

How can you balance the harmful effects of treatment with control of prostate cancer growth in otherwise healthy patients?

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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....

Added October 2008 ago

Antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery

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

Added July 2008 ago

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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. 

Added September 2016 ago

Do surgical interventions for limb lymphoedema reduce cellulitis attack frequency?

Recurrent cellulitis is a frequent and challenging complication of lymphoedema.

Added September 2016 ago

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.

Added September 2016 ago

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Facial ulcers in children

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Cellulitis: clinical review

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