Martin Urs Billeter

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The use of antibiotics for prophylaxis against infection among women undergoing nonelective cesarean section has become the standard of care in the United States. Many different antibiotics have been used successfully. Single-dose regimens administered after the cord is clamped have proven just as effective as multiple-dose regimens. Although the most(More)
Intravenous ciprofloxacin and ceftazidime were compared for efficacy in the treatment of nosocomial pneumonia and urinary tract infection (UTI). Patients with nosocomial pneumonia were randomized to receive ciprofloxacin (as the lactate salt) 300 mg i.v. every 12 hours or ceftazidime (with sodium carbonate) 2 g i.v. every eight hours. Patients with UTI were(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine Louisiana pharmacy managers' attitudes and practices regarding needle and syringe sales to suspected injection drug users (IDUs) without prescriptions, and to assess which factors affect their decisions to sell nonprescription needles and syringes. DESIGN Cross-sectional mail survey. SETTING The six most populous cities of(More)
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