Antibiotics (Basel, Switzerland)
Olleik H, Yacoub T, Hoffer L, Gnansounou SM, Benhaiem-Henry K, Nicoletti C, Mekhalfi M, Pique V, Perrier J, Hijazi A, Baydoun E, Raymond J, Piccerelle P, Maresca M, Robin M.
Antibiotics (Basel). 2020 Jul 06;9(7). doi: 10.3390/antibiotics9070381.
The biological activities of berberine, a natural plant molecule, are known to be affected by structural modifications, mostly at position 9 and/or 13. A series of new 13-substituted berberine derivatives were synthesized and evaluated in term of antimicrobial activity...
Journal of functional biomaterials
Mena Silva PA, Garcia IM, Nunes J, Visioli F, Castelo Branco Leitune V, Melo MA, Collares FM.
J Funct Biomater. 2020 Feb 15;11(1). doi: 10.3390/jfb11010009.
This in vitro study evaluated the effect of myristyltrimethylammonium bromide (MYTAB) on the physical, chemical, and biological properties of an experimental dental resin. The resin was formulated with dental dimetacrylate monomers and a photoinitiator/co-initiator system. MYTAB was added at...
Healthcare informatics research
Park YT, Kim D, Park RW, Atalag K, Kwon IH, Yoon D, Choi M.
Healthc Inform Res. 2020 Jan;26(1):68-77. doi: 10.4258/hir.2020.26.1.68. Epub 2020 Jan 31.
OBJECTIVES: We investigated associations between full Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system adoption and drug use in healthcare organizations (HCOs) to explore whether EMR system features such as electronic prescribing, medicines reconciliation, and decision support, might be related to drug...
Antibiotics (Basel, Switzerland)
Di Bella S, Beović B, Fabbiani M, Valentini M, Luzzati R.
Antibiotics (Basel). 2020 Jul 10;9(7). doi: 10.3390/antibiotics9070398.
"Antimicrobial stewardship" is a strategy that promotes the responsible use of antimicrobials. The objective of this paper is to focus on consolidated and more recent improvements in clinical strategies that should be adopted in hospitalized patients to ameliorate their...
Jakupi A, Raka D, Kaae S, Sporrong SK.
Pharm Pract (Granada). 2019 Jul-Sep;17(3):1540. doi: 10.18549/PharmPract.2019.3.1540. Epub 2019 Aug 22.
BACKGROUND: Kosovo is a new state and has a high consumption of antibiotics in relation to other European countries. Existing quantitative studies have shown that practices exist that is not optimal when it comes to antibiotic use in Kosovo,...
Pilot and feasibility studies
Ranakusuma RW, McCullough AR, Safitri ED, Pitoyo Y, Widyaningsih W, Del Mar CB, Beller EM.
Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2020 Aug 29;6:121. doi: 10.1186/s40814-020-00671-5. eCollection 2020.
BACKGROUND: Acute otitis media (AOM) is associated with high antibiotic prescribing rates. Antibiotics are somewhat effective in improving pain and middle ear effusion (MEE); however, they have unfavourable effects. Alternative treatments, such as corticosteroids as anti-inflammatory agents, are needed....
Data in brief
Ostapenko S, Schmatz M, Srinivasan L, Elci OU, Weiss SL, Masino AJ, Tremoglie M, Harris MC, Grundmeier RW.
Data Brief. 2019 Nov 11;27:104788. doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2019.104788. eCollection 2019 Dec.
This article describes the process of extracting electronic health record (EHR) data into a format that supports analyses related to the timeliness of antibiotic administration. The de-identified data that accompanies this article were collected from a cohort of infants...
Agrawal G, Clancy A, Sharma R, Huynh R, Ramrakha S, Borody T.
Microorganisms. 2020 Mar 06;8(3). doi: 10.3390/microorganisms8030371.
Prospective trials of anti-mycobacterial antibiotic therapy (AMAT) have proven efficacious in Crohn's disease (CD) but use as first-line treatment in CD has not been evaluated. This paper reports the outcomes of patients with CD treated with first-line AMAT. This...
Journal of clinical medicine research
Gupta K, Feinstein MB, Goldman DA, Patail HS, Stover DE.
J Clin Med Res. 2020 Mar;12(3):142-149. doi: 10.14740/jocmr4058. Epub 2020 Mar 02.
BACKGROUND: In 2007 the American Thoracic Society (ATS) released guidelines on management of METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed 550 adult, non-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patients, among whom MAC was identified in respiratory cultures or tissue. Radiographs, clinical symptoms and cancer...
Journal of oral & maxillofacial research
Mende A, Venskutonis T, Mackeviciute M.
J Oral Maxillofac Res. 2020 Mar 31;11(1):e2. doi: 10.5037/jomr.2020.11102. eCollection 2020.
OBJECTIVES: Prescription trends to certain antibiotic classes in Lithuania have been observed. Considering the potential contribution to antimicrobial resistance and the evidence of inappropriate prescriptions highlights, the periodical assessment of antibiotic consumption trends is required. The aim of this...
Journal of research in medical sciences : the official journal of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Mostafavi N, Rashidian A, Karimi-Shahanjarini A, Khosravi A, Kelishadi R.
J Res Med Sci. 2015 May;20(5):429-33. doi: 10.4103/1735-1995.163952.
BACKGROUND: To investigate the prevalence of antibiotic usage in children aged
Zhonghua yu fang yi xue za zhi [Chinese journal of preventive medicine]
Xia ZF, Li JQ.
Zhonghua Yu Fang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2018 May 06;52(5):460-463. doi: 10.3760/cma.j.issn.0253-9624.2018.05.002.
No abstract available.