Jacques Gaillat

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Understanding the effect of herpes zoster and zoster-related pain should inform care to improve health-related quality of life in elderly patients. A 12-month, longitudinal, prospective, multicenter observational study conducted in primary care in France enrolled patients aged ≥ 50 years with acute eruptive herpes zoster. Patient-reported zoster-related(More)
Procalcitonin (PCT)-guided antibiotic stewardship is a successful strategy to decrease antibiotic use. We assessed if clinical judgement affected compliance with a PCT-algorithm for antibiotic prescribing in a multicenter surveillance of patients with lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI). Initiation and duration of antibiotic therapy, adherence to a(More)
BACKGROUND In a context of change in the demographic profile of the older population, to identify an age threshold for increased risk and burden of herpes zoster (HZ) in 70+ patients. METHODS Post hoc analysis of the 12-month French nationwide prospective observational ARIZONA cohort study. HZ was assessed by means of the following validated(More)
OBJECTIVES TNFRSF1A is involved in an autosomal dominant autoinflammatory disorder called TNFR-associated periodic syndrome (TRAPS). Most TNFRSF1A mutations are missense changes and, apart from those affecting conserved cysteines, their deleterious effect remains often questionable. This is especially true for the frequent R92Q mutation, which might not be(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine the burden of comorbidity, polypharmacy and herpes zoster (HZ), an infectious disease, and its main complication post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN) in young (50-70 years of age: 70-) and old (≥ 70 years of age: 70+) patients. DESIGN Post hoc analysis of the results of the 12-month longitudinal prospective multicentre observational ARIZONA(More)
UNLABELLED French diagnostic and therapeutic recommendations about UI were built-up in 2008. We studied clinician's practices and evaluated the adequacy to the recommendations in hospitalized patients aged over 75 years. METHOD Multicenter survey in acute care of geriatric, internal medicine and infectious disease wards. During one week, all positive(More)
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