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Principles of antibiotic therapy in the critically ill

Today we are lucky to have Dr. Manjari Joshi, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at both the University of Maryland SOM and the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. For today’s lecture, Dr. Joshi will take us through the chaotic world of antibiotic use in critical care patients. She will show us …

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Anthony Harris – Infection Control

Dr. Anthony Harris is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland and an expert in infection control as well as epidemiology.  He recently published a paper in JAMA on the effects of universal glove and gown use on antibiotic-resistant bacteria acquisition and colonization in the ICU with some …

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HIV + Critical Illness: a primer of ICU management

Dr Henry Masur is a clinical expert in HIV from the National Institute of Health (NIH) who has published over > 300 peer reviewed publications related to infections and HIV.  We were tremendously lucky to have hime come up to Baltimore and give a really nice review on the history …

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Hayes – Vanc & Zosyn is NOT the Answer to Everything

This week, Dr. Bryan Hayes – Clinical Pharmacologist and expert in Toxicology gives an amazing talk highlighting 10 of his top tips for antimicrobial use in the emergency department & for the critically ill patient.  This is probably one of the most clinically useful lectures I’ve listened to in a …

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Bacterial Infections in the ICU

Dr. Manjari Joshi is an expert in infectious diseases who works at the Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, and specializes in battling the rages of hospital associated infections as well as convincing us all that the infiltrate on the chest x-ray is obviously not an infection – and that we …