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Latest medical news and features from Medscape Infectious Disease

Latest medical news and features from Medscape Infectious Disease
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Latest medical news and features from Medscape Infectious Disease

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Episodes

Brucellosis: Patient History Is the Key

12/7/2017
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The symptoms are nonspecific, so patient history is critical to the identification of brucellosis.

Duration: 00:06:09


Assessing Zika Risk in International Travelers

11/20/2017
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Travelers need to be educated about their risks and decide which they are willing to accept.

Duration: 00:03:33


Why Quarantine 'Makes No Sense' in Controlling HIV

10/30/2017
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Controversy spurred by comments from Georgia state representative Dr Betty Price on HIV is addressed by Dr Paul Sax.

Duration: 00:03:26


New Antibiotic Stewardship: Core Elements Guide From CDC

10/24/2017
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Hear about CDC's new antibiotic stewardship core elements guide for small and critical access hospitals.

Duration: 00:03:47


A Better Way to Detect Sepsis in Kids in the ED

10/9/2017
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CHOP researchers, led by Dr Fran Balamuth, have developed a sepsis alert system that misses very few children presenting to the ED with septic shock.

Duration: 00:06:58


CMV Disease in the Non-immunosuppressed ICU Patient

10/6/2017
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Is CMV just a bystander or is it a contributor to critical illness in non-immunosuppressed ICU patients? A new study provides a few answers and raises new questions.

Duration: 00:04:42


The Power to Protect: Vaccination Guidelines for Adults With Chronic Diseases

10/2/2017
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CDC reviews the latest vaccine recommendations for adults, including patients with chronic medical conditions.

Duration: 00:07:27


2017-2018 Influenza Vaccination Recommendations

9/20/2017
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The latest CDC influenza vaccination recommendations outline which vaccine products should--and which should not--be used to protect against flu this season.

Duration: 00:07:15


The Unexpected and Troubling Rise of Candida auris

8/24/2017
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Behaving like a multidrug-resistant microbe, C auris is spreading rapidly throughout the world, including in healthcare facilities in the United States.

Duration: 00:06:46


A Front-Line Defense Against HIV in Hispanics/Latinos

8/7/2017
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The high burden of HIV among Hispanic and Latino men can be addressed by first making testing a standard of care.

Duration: 00:04:43


No New Antibiotics? Go to the Attic, Build Better Mousetraps

6/27/2017
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Frustrated by the slow development of new antibiotics? Paul Auwaerter, MD, offers a quick review of some of the latest approaches to this problem.

Duration: 00:05:40


What Do Doctors Really Think About the ACA?

6/20/2017
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Physicians from all over the country tell Medscape about their experiences with the ACA. What's your take?

Duration: 00:02:58


With Irreverence and Humor, Ed Yong Gives 'Voice to the Voiceless'

6/14/2017
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Ed Yong, science writer for The Atlantic, reveals his unique point of view on the important science stories of today.

Duration: 00:24:17


Congenital CMV and Hearing Loss: What's the Risk?

6/12/2017
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How many children with asymptomatic CMV infection develop hearing loss? More than you might think.

Duration: 00:03:24


CDC's Emergency Drugs for US Clinicians and Hospitals

6/5/2017
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Suspect a case of botulism or malaria? You'll soon find that your local pharmacy doesn't stock antitoxin or artesunate. You can get these lifesaving drugs quickly from CDC. Here's how.

Duration: 00:03:39


Sepsis Guidelines and Antibiotics: Going a Bit Too Far?

5/16/2017
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Dr Paul Auwaerter points out some of his ID-related concerns with the revised sepsis guidelines.

Duration: 00:06:22


Outbreaks, Evolution, and Rock 'n' Roll: Topol Talks to Pardis Sabeti

5/10/2017
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A scientist sequences outbreak viral genomes--and shares the data--to help the world stay on top of the next Ebola or Zika.

Duration: 00:14:56


Testing, Care, and Cure of Hepatitis C

5/5/2017
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Despite many challenges, an increasing number of HCV-infected patients are being treated and cured, and many can be managed in primary care.

Duration: 00:06:46


New Cholera Vaccine for Adult Travelers

4/17/2017
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Here's what you need to know for adult patients who are traveling to cholera outbreak areas and who may be candidates for the new cholera vaccine.

Duration: 00:04:41


Rabies: What's an Exposure? Know When to Vaccinate

4/3/2017
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To respond promptly, clinicians need to understand what constitutes a rabies exposure and how to properly dose the vaccine.

Duration: 00:05:13

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