Inhaled morphine for palliation of dyspnea in end-stage cystic fibrosis
- Airway Dehiscence After Lung Transplantation in a Patient With Cystic Fibrosis. Hayes Jr., Don; Hatton, Kevin W.; Feola, David J.; Murphy, Brian S.; Mullett, Timothy W. // Respiratory Care;Dec2010, Vol. 55 Issue 12, p1746
The presence of resistant pathogens in the lower airways of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) is not an absolute contraindication for lung transplantation. We describe a case in which a patient with CF died as a result of an anastomotic dehiscence, ischemia, and infection with...
- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) management in palliative care units and hospices in Germany: A nationwide survey on patient isolation policies and quality of life. Bükki, Johannes; Klein, Jennifer; But, Ludmilla; Montag, Thomas; Wenchel, Hans Martin; Voltz, Raymond; Ostgathe, Christoph // Palliative Medicine;Jan2013, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p84
The article discusses benefits of specific methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) containment regimens and the burdens patient isolation imposes on affected patients, their families, and professional caregivers. The research on clinical outcomes including quality of life might...
- Potential pitfalls of basing specific antibiotic therapy on rapid susceptibility reporting. Cunha, Burke A.; Brown, Jack // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;8/1/2014, Vol. 71 Issue 15, p1246
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Rapid testing for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: implications for antimicrobial stewardship" which appeared in the "American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy."
- New MRSA strain detected among humans, cows in UK, Denmark. DeNyse, Ashley // Infectious Disease News;Jul2011, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p24
The article discusses the discovery of a new methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureaus strain among humans and cows in Denmark and Great Britain.
- Erratum to: Oxacillin-susceptible methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (OS-MRSA), a hidden resistant mechanism among clinically significant isolates in the Wessex region/UK. Saeed, K.; Ahmad, N.; Dryden, M.; Cortes, N.; Marsh, P.; Sitjar, A.; Wyllie, S.; Bourne, S.; Hemming, J.; Jeppesen, C.; Green, S. // Infection;Oct2014, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p949
A correction to the article "Oxacillin-susceptible methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (OS-MRSA), a hidden resistant mechanism among clinically significant isolates in the Wessex region/UK" published in previous issue is presented.n
- Threat Increasing from Deadly Superbug. // USA Today Magazine;Feb2010, Vol. 138 Issue 2777, p2
The article reports on a study published in "Emerging Infectious Diseases" that the community-associated strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria is spreading in U.S. hospitals, and is posing a greater health threat because it is easily transferred between inpatient...
- The Control of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Blood Stream Infections in England. Duerden, Brian; Fry, Carole; Johnson, Alan P.; Wilcox, Mark H. // Open Forum Infectious Diseases;Spring2015, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p1
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) blood stream infection (BSI) is a major healthcare burden in some but not all healthcare settings, and it is associated with 10%-20% mortality. The introduction of mandatory reporting in England of MRSA BSI in 2001 was followed in 2004 by the...
- Validation of multiplex PCR for simultaneous detection, identification of methicilin resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Jindal, N. // Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Jan2010, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p82
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Validation of Multiplex PCR for simultaneous detection and identification of Methicilin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus," published in the October December 2008 issue.
- methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1457
A definition of the medical term "methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus," which refers to Staphylococcus, is presented.