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Adverse clinical and economic outcomes attributable to methicillin resistance among patients with Staphylococcus aureus surgical site infection.
Data for 479 patients were analyzed to assess the impact of methicillin resistance on the outcomes of patients with Staphylococcus aureus surgical site infections (SSIs). Patients infected withExpand
Early Predictors of In-Hospital Death in Infective Endocarditis
Background—Data on early determinants of outcome in infective endocarditis (IE) are limited. We evaluated the prognostic significance of early clinical characteristics in a large, prospective cohortExpand
Clinical Outcomes and Costs Due to Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia Among Patients Receiving Long-Term Hemodialysis
Abstract Objective: To examine the clinical outcomes and costs associated with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia among hemodialysis-dependent patients. Design: Prospectively identified cohort study.Expand
Use of vancomycin or first-generation cephalosporins for the treatment of hemodialysis-dependent patients with methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia.
BACKGROUND Because of its ease of dosing, vancomycin is commonly used to treat methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) bacteremia in patients undergoing long-term hemodialysis. ClinicalExpand
Early surgery in patients with infective endocarditis: a propensity score analysis.
BACKGROUND An accurate assessment of the predictors of long-term mortality in patients with infective endocarditis is not possible using retrospective data because of inherent treatment biases andExpand
Costs and Outcomes Among Hemodialysis-Dependent Patients With Methicillin-Resistant or Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia
Abstract Objective: Comorbid conditions have complicated previous analyses of the consequences of methicillin resistance for costs and outcomes of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. We compared costsExpand
Surgical-Site Infection Due to Staphylococcus aureus Among Elderly Patients Mortality, Duration of Hospitalization, and Cost
Abstract Objectives: To examine the impact of surgical-site infection (SSI) due to Staphylococcus aureus on mortality, duration of hospitalization, and hospital charges among elderly surgicalExpand
Baricitinib plus Remdesivir for Hospitalized Adults with Covid-19
Abstract Background Severe coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) is associated with dysregulated inflammation. The effects of combination treatment with baricitinib, a Janus kinase inhibitor, plusExpand
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Antimycobacterial Drugs in Patients with Both Tuberculosis and Advanced Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
Study Objective. To determine the feasibility of therapeutic drug monitoring for adjusting low serum antimycobacterial concentrations in patients with both tuberculosis and advanced humanExpand
Reference Group Choice and Antibiotic Resistance Outcomes
Two types of cohort studies examining patients infected with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) were contrasted, using different referenceExpand