Study warns of pairing azithromycin with drugs that affect heart rhythm
Those receiving the antibiotic as well as drugs that prolong the QT interval had more cardiac events.
CIDRAP Antimicrobial Stewardship Project Newsletter - Sep 17, 2020
Launch of pharmacy commission and roadmap for AMR, free online course on antimicrobial stewardship in dentistry, bacterial co-infections in COVID-19 patients in a French ICU, and more
CIDRAP Antimicrobial Stewardship Project Newsletter - Sep 10, 2020
Phage-hunting techniques for SARS-CoV-2 wastewater surveillance, recommendations for improving AMR communications across Africa, Scottish advocacy for including AMR in international trade agreements, and more
WHO says sepsis causes 20% of global deaths
Global data from 2017 show that sepsis affected 49 million people and was tied to 11 million deaths.