Rapid Fire: Infectious Disease
Happy New Year Rounds Table Listeners!
We’re kicking off 2020 with an episode dedicated to all things Infectious Disease.
Classic Rapid Fire format…4 papers…here we go!
- Can patients be with gram negative bacteremia be treated safely with shorter courses of antibiotics? (https://academic.oup.com/cid/article/69/7/1091/5237874) (00:20 – 05:22)
- What is the impact of RSV infections on older adults? (https://academic.oup.com/cid/article/69/2/197/5193205) (05:25 – 09:23)
- What role do single patient rooms have in reducing rates of health care associated infections? (https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2747870) (09:24 to 14:27)
- Using data mining techniques, how safe is the herpes zoster vaccine in the general population? (https://academic.oup.com/aje/article-abstract/188/7/1383/5486394) (14:28 – 19:50)
The Good Stuff
1.Why do Zebra’s have stripes? Might have something to do with minimizing bug bites!
2.More on vaping; an update from the CDC
Questions? Comments? Feedback? We’d love to hear from you. @roundstable