Fungal peritonitis has a worse prognosis than bacterial peritonitis in patients on peritoneal dialysis (PD), according to a study. It is associated with higher rates of catheter removal, technique failure, and mortality.
Colistin is a treatment option for infections caused by multidrug resistant gram negative organisms. However, new findings suggest that available dosing guidelines for this agent may be inappropriate for patients receiving intermittent hemodialysis (HD).
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Despite the institution of the Universal Protocol by the Joint Committee, which were designed to prevent wrong-site and wrong-patient surgeries, these errors are still taking place, according to a new study.
A study by researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago has revealed that half of the graduating medical students or fellows trained in Illinois are leaving the state to practice medicine elsewhere, frequently in bordering states.