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Appropriate Antibiotic Selection in Multidrug-Resistant Pneumonia with Gram-Negative Bacteria: Identifying Pathogens and Related Antimicrobial Stewardship

Filmed at a prominent infectious disease meeting in October 2018, experts James Lewis, PharmD and James McKinnell, MD offer a lively discussion and clinical analysis of current optimal management of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative pseudomonas-based pneumonia infections in the context of a complex patient case. The purpose of this activity is to update physicians and pharmacists that may co...
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Assessing Department-specific Antibiotic Susceptibility to Guide Selection and Improve Outcomes - Management of cUTIs

A faculty panel will discuss a case relating to the assessment and treatment of cUTIs. Topics will include emerging technologies for diagnosis, common pathogens, and the selection of therapy for resistant gram-negative infections. The purpose of this activity is to provide members of antimicrobial stewardship programs and clinicians who care for patients with serious infections with the l...
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Assessing Department-specific Antibiotic Susceptibility to Guide Selection and Improve Outcomes - Selection of Therapy for HAP/VAP

This activity will feature a faculty panel discussing the treatment of a patient with HAP/VAP. Discussions will center around resistant gram-negative pathogens, the selection of therapy, and the role of newer antimicrobial therapies. The purpose of this activity is to provide members of antimicrobial stewardship programs and clinicians who care for patients with serious infections with ...
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At-risk Populations and Prevention of HPV-related Cancers: From Children to Adults

The purpose of this activity is to educate diverse clinicians on the burden of HPV infections and recent data demonstrating the safety and population benefits of HPV vaccination in the prevention of HPV-related cancers. Armed with this information, clinicians can effectively counsel patients on the importance of vaccination.
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Breaking the Cycle of C. difficile: Focus on Community-acquired Infections and Recurrence

In this CME video-based interview, Dr. Sahil Khanna will review the changing epidemiology of community-acquired C. difficile and advances in its diagnosis and prevention. Dr. Khanna will also discuss approaches to the treatment of initial and recurrent episodes of C. difficile. A patient who experienced several episodes of recurrent C. difficile will provide her perspective.
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C. difficile Infection and Recurrence: Targeting the Drivers of Pathogenesis

In this CME eNewsletter, Dr. Paul Feuerstadt will discuss the body’s defenses against C. difficile infection, including the immune response and changes in the gut microbiome. He will also discuss the effect of available therapies on these processes during the treatment of initial and recurrent episodes of C. difficile. This is the final activity in a series of three educational activities on C...
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Clinical Case Challenges: Timely Diagnosis of Pulmonary Fibrosis

Pulmonary fibrosis includes a large, heterogeneous group of many different entities. Making a differential diagnosis is challenging, and patients report delays or frustrations when receiving a diagnosis. Yet, a prompt, accurate diagnosis is needed to guide treatment decisions. This case-based activity will take clinicians through the integration of clinical, radiologic, and pathologic data when ...
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Clinical Updates in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: New Understandings in Disease Diagnosis, Monitoring and Personalized Therapeutic Regimens Utilizing Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors

Advance your understanding on how to better diagnose, treat, and monitor CML. Expert faculty from MD Anderson recently gave a series of lectures across the country on the latest research and treatment regimen recommendations in CML. Highlighting key takeaways from this meeting series, faculty review the role of ABL tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) agents in advancing treatment and delivering up-t...
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Evaluating Long-term Atherothrombotic Risks and Combination Antithrombotic Therapy in CAD Patients

Patients who experience a cardiovascular event and/or have peripheral artery disease require long-term antithrombotic prophylaxis to reduce the risk of recurrent cardiac events. Formulating complex regimens for secondary prevention of subsequent cardiovascular events and improved long-term cardiovascular outcomes poses a significant clinical challenge, and patients continue to experience events ...
Indiana University School of Medicine

Evaluating the Risk of Major Adverse Limb Events and Antithrombotic Therapy in PAD Patients

Patients who experience a cardiovascular event and/or have peripheral artery disease require long-term antithrombotic prophylaxis to reduce the risk of recurrent cardiac events. Formulating complex regimens for secondary prevention of subsequent cardiovascular events and improved long-term cardiovascular outcomes poses a significant clinical challenge, and patients continue to experience events ...
Indiana University School of Medicine

Faculty Rounds: Exploring the Advances in the Management of Invasive Fungal Infections

In this activity, expert Kathleen Mullane, DO, PharmD, responds to clinical challenges and barriers presented by faculty, James Lewis, PharmD, and George Thompson, MD. These rounds are offered to learners as 3 fungal infection modules: Mucormycosis, Candidiasis, Aspergillosis. The activity features a set of short, effective, and connected lessons that present clinical information surrounding the...
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JAK-STAT-GO: Personalized, Targeted Therapy Options for Your IBD Patients

How can clinicians know they have current information for improving patients’ IBD outcomes? Expert faculty from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences, and Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine recently led a symposium at a major gastroenterology meeting exploring the latest in treat-to-target paradigms, the r...
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Optimizing Antibiotic Therapy to Treat Gram-negative Pathogens and Improve Outcomes in HAP/VAP

George Karam, MD reviews a HAP/VAP patient case presented along with a faculty panel at MAD-ID 2019. Discussion topics include challenges with P. aeruginosa, ensuring effectiveness of antibiotics while reducing resistance, as well as new and emerging approaches to Gram-negative organisms. The purpose of this activity is to provide clinicians who care for patients with serious infections with...
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Optimizing the Management of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI)

Recorded at a prominent infectious-disease conference in October 2018, Carlene Muto, MD and Sahil Khanna, MBBS discuss new clinical practice guidelines from IDSA/SHEA and clinical best practices for optimal treatment of C. difficile infection. A C. difficile patient and survivor of 8 infection recurrences (9 total infections) also presents her story for expert panel discussion/analysis and audie...
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Targeted Nutrition Delivery in Critically Ill Patients: Focus on Protein Needs and Delivery

Filmed in conjunction with APSEN 2019 Nutrition Science and Practice Conference, this activity features an expert panel who discuss nutritional support for critically ill patients including a comparison of guidelines, the importance of tailoring therapy to optimize protein delivery, and the appropriate use of new and emerging high-protein/energy-restricted PN products in hospital settings. T...
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Targeting EGFR Mutation-positive NSCLC: Critical Advances in Care

New developments in the role of mutations in the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene are transforming the understanding of how NSCLC progresses as a disease. This insight has enabled NSCLC to evolve from an untreatable disease to one where a number of novel therapeutic options are available, and individualized treatment regimens are now offered to optimize care. This digital flipbook...
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