Navigation Links
MRSA policies differ among hospitals, study shows
Date:8/17/2010

robials can be used," she said.

Vancomycin, the traditional drug of choice, was on the formulary in all of the hospitals, and only three hospitals had restrictions placed on its use, Yang said. Newer drugs such as linezolid, daptomycin and tigecycline were on the formulary in the vast majority of the respondent hospitals. Restrictions of their use were reported by more than half.

According to Glen Schumock, professor and director of the Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research who assisted Yang, this is the first survey of hospital pharmacy directors to address comprehensive MRSA treatment options. The results, he said, could identify areas for potential improvement in the prevention and management of the potentially deadly pathogen.


'/>"/>

Contact: Sam Hostettler
samhos@uic.edu
312-355-2522
University of Illinois at Chicago
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. New study examines the economic returns of public access policies
2. ICRW Says to Stop Violence against Women, Aim National Policies at Men
3. Mathematical model can help communities better evaluate sex offender policies
4. Kidney Patients From Across South Carolina Visit State Capitol to Encourage Policies that Improve Patient Access to Life-Saving Dialysis and Transplant Care
5. Comments by American Dental Association President Dr. Ron Tankersley on the Pew Center on the States report The Cost of Delay: State Dental Policies Fail One in Five Children
6. Physician Assistants Call on Congress for Policies That Promote High-Quality Patient Care
7. Scientists map epigenetic changes during blood cell differentiation
8. Breast cancer risk varies among different progestins used in hormone replacement therapy
9. Chemical system in brain behaves differently in cocaine addicts, UT Southwestern scientists find
10. Not all kidney patients treated equal: Differences in care for patients beginning on dialysis
11. Effective inducing systems of hepatic differentiation from bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/3/2015)... May 03, 2015 “ BolehVPN ” was ... which features the latest and coolest technology products available to ... NewsWatch, conducted the review and shared with viewers how to ... does these days is on computers and even more so ... and meet people all over the world. In terms of ...
(Date:5/3/2015)... It is not too late to register to ... Memory of Lissa Anne Been in Arnold, Missouri on May ... event to honor her loving memory. It has benefited the renowned ... having turned 37, Lissa suffered a brain aneurysm . After ... 2012. This event is designed to serve as a remembrance of ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... May 02, 2015 Vancouver fencing company, QS ... provide valuable advice to prospective clients related to their questions ... to install railings around their decks and patios. While that ... that pop up once the person rolls up their sleeve ... installing a railing in finding a gate that matches it. ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 02, 2015 ... newspaper has selected The Delray Recovery Center as one ... Recovery Center is known in the addiction treatment field ... encourages staff members to innovate and to continue their ... promoting a positive workplace environment, never forgetting their purpose ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... May 02, 2015 As a ... issues of the face, neck and décolleté, radiofrequency ... with real potential for the success of vulvovaginal ... ThermiHealth Clinical Advisory Council, ThermiGyn’s Women’s Health Clinical ... ACGE, concluded that ThermiGyn’s temperature controlled radio frequency, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:A Method to Keep Private Information Secure was Featured on NewsWatch Television 2Health News:Renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation to Benefit from Arnold, Missouri’s 3rd Annual Brain Aneurysm Walk in Memory of Lissa Anne Been 2Health News:Professional Staff at QS Fencing Company Now Provides Advice on Railings and Gates 2Health News:The Delray Recovery Center Named 2015 Top Workplace 2Health News:Study Demonstrates Efficacy of Temperature Controlled Radiofrequency for Vulvovaginal Laxity 2Health News:Study Demonstrates Efficacy of Temperature Controlled Radiofrequency for Vulvovaginal Laxity 3
... plan to combat the spread of avian influenza through ... to during the one-day meeting of Economic Community of ... agriculture, health, livestock, environment and integration. ,.,A statement ... the ministers "examined and adopted the plan for a ...
... Cup with young men demanding "patriotic" hairstyles in the ... dare to try unusual hairstyles when mass enthusiasm breaks ... Cup," observes Stefanie Koehn, president of the German hairstylists' ... ,Demand for "really weird styles" of dyeing surged after ...
... It has long remained a mystery how even in loud ... party with music and a cacophony of people// talking - ... showed that the brain chooses what to hear. ... But they do know that the cochlea is mapped out ...
... According to hospital statistics, government figures show only half of ... in reality many accidents// happen to occur on the busy ... to reduce by 40% overall the number of serious injuries ... a starting point - baseline - of the 1994-8 average ...
... Nutritional Sciences say that the glycemic index table is ... portions are consumed. This should come as a relief ... 25 years ago at U of T by Professors ... an important tool for the management of non-insulin diabetes ...
... today announced that it has launched the authorized generic version ... // ,The company has also launched the authorized ... mg, 20 mg, 40 mg and 80 mg yesterday, a ... company entered into separate agreements with Merck that enabled it ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:World Cup Fans go for Patriotic Hairstyles 2Health News:Sound Separated into Sound Frequencies 2Health News:Sound Separated into Sound Frequencies 3Health News:Glycemic Index Works For Diabetes Patients 2
(Date:5/1/2015)... , May 1, 2015  An effective advisory ... provide non-binding but informed guidance to pharmaceutical organizations ... on investment, it is important for leaders to ... resources. Research and consulting leader ... assist pharmaceutical and medical device executives in identifying ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vzcw2v/americas_clinical ) ... Analyzer Market by Product, by End-Users - Forecast to 2019" ... Chemistry Analyzers market is estimated to grow at a CAGR ... U.S., Canada , Mexico ... (RoA) are covered in this report. The Americas ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... , May 1, 2015 Following yesterday,s release of ... D, here are five things you need to know: ... market-based structure is unique among government programs. ... D is different than other parts of Medicare and other ... that submit bids to offer prescription drug benefits to enrollees. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Study Presents Insights to Advisory Board Effectiveness in the Pharmaceutical Sector 2Americas Clinical Chemistry Analyzer (Semi-Automated Clinical Chemistry and Fully-Automated Clinical Chemistry) Market - Forecast to 2019 25 Things to Know About the CMS Part D Data Release 25 Things to Know About the CMS Part D Data Release 3
... Spirit is the premium APAP device in ... The AutoSet algorithm responds to the patients ... flow generator stores and reports comprehensive clinical ... AutoSet devices combine integrated humidification and a ...
Paediatric tubes have decreased sample volumes and are ideal for small childrens' veins and geriatric patients....
... System provides the capability to ... middle of surgery while retaining ... incision. The system is also ... for large patients while remaining ...
These retractors, made of rugged Noryl® resin, are pre-sterilized and packaged singly in double peel-pouches for easy delivery to the sterile surgical field....
Medicine Products: