Close cooperation between infectious disease physicians and attending physicians can result in better management and outcome for patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia.

@article{Nagao2010CloseCB,
  title={Close cooperation between infectious disease physicians and attending physicians can result in better management and outcome for patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia.},
  author={Miki Nagao and Yoshitsugu Iinuma and Takashi K. Saito and Yasufumi Matsumura and Michinori Shirano and Aki Matsushima and Shunji Takakura and Yutaka Ito and Satoshi Ichiyama},
  journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 12},
  pages={1783-8}
}
Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB) is a serious infection that demands prompt clinical attention for good outcome. To assess the impact of intervention by infectious diseases physicians (IDPs) in cases with SAB, a retrospective cohort study of patients with SAB was performed in a 1240-bed, university hospital in Japan, with the aim of comparing the management and outcome of patients during the initial and the latter half of the intervention period,. Three hundred and forty-six patients… CONTINUE READING

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