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PERICARDIAL TAMPONADE DUE TO PURULENT BACTERIAL PERICARDITIS WITH THORACIC EMPYEMA AND MSSA BACTEREMIA

Case Presentation: A 68 year old caucasian female presented to the emergency department with 1 week of fever, chest pain, and dyspnea. On exam, she appeared cachectic and toxic . Her temperature was 101F, heart [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:35:42+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on PERICARDIAL TAMPONADE DUE TO PURULENT BACTERIAL PERICARDITIS WITH THORACIC EMPYEMA AND MSSA BACTEREMIA

REAL-WORLD TREATMENT OF LOWER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS IN THE TELAVANCIN OBSERVATIONAL USE REGISTRY (TOUR™)

Background: TOUR™ is a multicenter study designed to characterize the real-world population characteristics and clinical outcomes associated with telavancin (TLV) use through retrospective medical chart review. Telavancin is a lipoglycopeptide antibacterial active against gram-positive pathogens, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:24:36+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Other, Research|Comments Off on REAL-WORLD TREATMENT OF LOWER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS IN THE TELAVANCIN OBSERVATIONAL USE REGISTRY (TOUR™)

STAPHOLOCOCCUS AUREUS EMPYEMA NECESSITANS: A RARE COMPLICATION OF EMPYEMA IN THE SETTING OF UNCONTROLLED DIABETES

Case Presentation: A 66-year old man presented with fevers, chills, night sweats and swelling of his right knee and chest wall. The patient was recently diagnosed with type II diabetes with a HA1c 13%. Three [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:58:34+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on STAPHOLOCOCCUS AUREUS EMPYEMA NECESSITANS: A RARE COMPLICATION OF EMPYEMA IN THE SETTING OF UNCONTROLLED DIABETES