Category Archives: Infectious Disease

  1. Updated 2017 Clostridium difficile Infection Guideline

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    July 31, 2018 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Jason Kurian, PharmD The IDSA/SHEA Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) 2017 Guideline is an update from the previous version published …
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  2. Highlighting Updates to Sepsis Identification and Management

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    June 12, 2018 by Agnes Usoro

    By now, we’ve all heard about Sepsis and understand the significant public health burden sepsis plays in our society . …
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  3. Aspiration Pneumonia

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    June 6, 2018 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Michael Trisler, PharmD, MPH Aspiration Pneumonia Background An aspiration event is defined as the inhalation of oropharyngeal or gastric …
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  4. The Role of Head CT in the Diagnosis of Bacterial Meningitis

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    August 22, 2017 by Casey Carr

    To CT or Not to CT – That is the Question By: Hai Le, MS4 Case Presentation Mr. X is …
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  5. Swimmer’s Dermatitis

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    July 7, 2017 by Agnes Usoro

    By: Agnes Usoro Review Question Patient arrives in your ED with an erythematous papular rash after swimming in a pond, …
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  6. What’s the Evidence? Corticosteroids in Sepsis?

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    December 1, 2015 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Nick Rademacher, MD Surviving Sepsis Suggestions 1  Do not use steroids unless refractive to BOTH fluids and vasopressor therapy. …
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  7. Back to Basics: Infectious Flexor Tenosynovitis (FTS)

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    September 29, 2015 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Casey Carr, MD Definition Inflammation of a tendon and its synovial sheath. Most commonly in hand and wrist. Can …
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