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HNE guidelines for Staph. aureus bloodstream (SAB) infection treatment

These guidelines have recently been updated. Internet access is available here.

Key recommendations include: 

1. Commence intravenous (IV) high dose flucloxacillin AND vancomycin (unless allergies) immediately, pending susceptibilities. 167 more words

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26 Days To Go...

I know this one is a little late…I’m sorry about that…Yesterday was incredibly busy.  But, i’m off today, so let’s hit day 26.

Day 25 will be coming later, and i’ll be recording a post for day 24, otherwise known as Thanksgiving. 1,608 more words

OUR DEPLETING ANTIBIOTIC ARSENAL

In many ways, our generation is extremely fortunate when observed through the lens of history. Many of us will never know the pain of losing a sibling or child to polio, rheumatic fever, or diphtheria; or the worry of minor cuts and scrapes becoming a lethal infection. 1,173 more words

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Break-in suspect released from hospital


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A Youngstown woman is being held at the Mahoning County jail after being released from the hospital.

Dawna Martin received treatment for the highly infectious disease MRSA.  57 more words

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Poland escapee with MRSA caught


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Police from several different communities said they will be contacting Mahoning County prosecutors to have charges filed against what they are describing as a boyfriend-girlfriend burglary team that has been targeting homes around the area. 520 more words

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Poland escapee with MRSA caught


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Police from several different communities said they will be contacting Mahoning County prosecutors to have charges filed against what they are describing as a boyfriend-girlfriend burglary team that has been targeting homes around the area. 520 more words

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Poland Village burglary suspect escapes, has MRSA

POLAND, Ohio (WYTV) – Authorities are looking for a female burglary suspect who they say has a potentially deadly disease, after she walked away from Saint Elizabeth’s hospital late Thursday morning. 89 more words

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