Oral Is the New IV. Challenging Decades of Blood and Bone Infection Dogma: A Systematic Review @bradspellberg @lacuscmedcenter @usc

Superb work from Wald–Dickler and coworkers adding to the growing body of evidence that (to coin a phrase from senior author Brad Spellberg), shorter may be better and oral > IV. Background We sought to determine if controlled, prospective clinical data validate the long-standing belief that intravenous (IV) antibiotic therapy is required for the full […]

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Pharmacotherapy for Diabetic Foot Ulcers- Topical and Systemic

A superb technical review from our SALSAmigos Dixon and Edmonds from King’s. Historically, there has been a scarcity of evidence-based topical therapy to hasten the healing of diabetic foot ulcers. But recently new evidence-based treatments have emerged from multicentre, randomised, controlled trials. This article highlights those trials, and describes the current pharmacological management of the […]

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