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The dosing frequency of aminoglycoside antibiotics may alter efficacy and toxicity independent of total daily dose. Once-daily tobramycin dosing was compared with continuous infusion in three models of efficacy. Acute pneumonia due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa in guinea pigs responded better to once-daily dosing, and chronic pneumonia in rats and endocarditis(More)
With the worldwide shortage of donor organs, use of ventricular assist device (VAD) therapy is rapidly increasing in both the bridge to transplant and destination therapy settings. However, the high cost of VADs and VAD care is a cause for concern for policy makers who have relied on the limited supply of donor hearts to naturally cap health expenditure on(More)
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