Harold C. Standiford

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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has become a major nosocomial pathogen in community hospitals, long-term-care facilities, and tertiary care hospitals. The basic mechanism of(More)
BACKGROUND An antimicrobial stewardship program was fully implemented at the University of Maryland Medical Center in July 2001 (beginning of fiscal year [FY] 2002). Essential to the program was an(More)
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a major pathogen in hospitals. Current antimicrobial regimens for eradicating colonizing strains are not well defined and are often complicated(More)
Piperacillin plus amikacin was compared in a prospective randomized double-blind trial with our standard regimen of ticarcillin plus amikacin as empiric therapy of fever in patients with(More)