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Clinical practice guidelines for antimicrobial prophylaxis in surgery.
TLDR
These guidelines are intended to provide practitioners with a standardized approach to the rational, safe, and effective use of antimicrobial agents for the prevention of surgical-site infections based on currently available clinical evidence and emerging issues.
Clinical practice guidelines for antimicrobial prophylaxis in surgery.
These guidelines were developed jointly by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Surgical Infection Society (SIS), and the
Diagnosis and management of complicated intra-abdominal infection in adults and children: guidelines by the Surgical Infection Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
TLDR
These updated guidelines replace those previously published in 2002 and 2003 and add recommendations for managing intra-abdominal infection in children, particularly where such management differs from that of adults; for appendicitis in patients of all ages; and for necrotizing enterocolitis in neonates.
Diagnosis and management of complicated intra-abdominal infection in adults and children: guidelines by the Surgical Infection Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
TLDR
These updated guidelines replace those previously published in 2002 and 2003 and add recommendations for managing intra-abdominal infection in children, particularly where such management differs from that of adults; for appendicitis in patients of all ages; and for necrotizing enterocolitis in neonates.
Guidelines for the selection of anti-infective agents for complicated intra-abdominal infections.
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This work presents a meta-analysis of 125 cases of Clostridium difficile infection in mice over a 12-month period and shows clear patterns of disease progression that are consistent with tick-borne disease and suggest fungal infection.
Wound Infection After Elective Colorectal Resection
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The incidence of SSI in patients undergoing elective colorectal resection in this cohort was substantially higher than generally reported in the literature, predicted by the National Nosocomial Infection System or predicted by an institutional surgical infection complication registry.
The Surgical Infection Society Revised Guidelines on the Management of Intra-Abdominal Infection.
TLDR
This guideline summarizes the current recommendations developed by the SIS task force on the treatment of patients who have IAI regarding risk assessment in individual patients; source control; the timing, selection, and duration of antimicrobial therapy; and suggested approaches to patients who fail initial therapy.
Management of the Potential Organ Donor in the ICU: Society of Critical Care Medicine/American College of Chest Physicians/Association of Organ Procurement Organizations Consensus Statement
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The goal of this document is to provide critical care practitioners with essential information and practical recommendations related to management of the potential organ donor, based on the available literature and expert consensus.
UNI- AND MULTI-VARIATE ANALYSIS OF RISK FACTORS FOR EARLY AND LATE HEPATIC ARTERY THROMBOSIS AFTER LIVER TRANSPLANTATION
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Female donor, the combination of female donor and male recipient, recipient hepatitis C-related liver disease, donor negative CMV status, and the combinationof recipient CMV negative and donorCMV negative were found to be significant risk factors for late HAT.
Increased early morbidity and mortality with acceptable long‐term function in severely obese patients undergoing liver transplantation
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Liver transplantation in severely obese patients is associated with wound infection and early death from multisystem organ failure, but has similar long‐term outcomes when compared to non‐obese controls.
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