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Integrated analysis of CANVAS 1 and 2: phase 3, multicenter, randomized, double-blind studies to evaluate the safety and efficacy of ceftaroline versus vancomycin plus aztreonam in complicated skin and skin-structure infection.
(Clin Infect Dis, 2010-09-15)
BACKGROUND: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a common cause of complicated skin and skin-structure infection (cSSSI). Increasing antimicrobial resistance in cSSSI has led to a need for new safe and effective ...
Risk factors for and estimated incidence of community-associated Clostridium difficile infection, North Carolina, USA.
(Emerg Infect Dis, 2010-02)
We determined estimated incidence of and risk factors for community-associated Clostridium difficile infection (CA-CDI) among patients treated at 6 North Carolina hospitals. CA-CDI case-patients were defined as adults (>18 ...
Anti-cholinergic load, health care utilization, and survival in people with advanced cancer: a pilot study.
(J Palliat Med, 2010-06)
INTRODUCTION: Anti-cholinergic medications have been associated with increased risks of cognitive impairment, premature mortality and increased risk of hospitalisation. Anti-cholinergic load associated with medication increases ...
Variation in the type and frequency of postoperative invasive Staphylococcus aureus infections according to type of surgical procedure.
(Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 2010-07)
OBJECTIVE: To determine the epidemiological characteristics of postoperative invasive Staphylococcus aureus infection following 4 types of major surgical procedures.design. Retrospective cohort study. SETTING: Eleven hospitals ...
Genome-wide scan of copy number variation in late-onset Alzheimer's disease.
(J Alzheimers Dis, 2010)
Alzheimer's disease is a complex and progressive neurodegenerative disease leading to loss of memory, cognitive impairment, and ultimately death. To date, six large-scale genome-wide association studies have been conducted ...
Subtypes of nonmedical opioid users: results from the national epidemiologic survey on alcohol and related conditions.
(Drug and alcohol dependence, 2010-11)
To identify subtypes of nonmedical opioid users, gender variations in psychiatric disorders, and quality of life in a representative sample of adults.Analyses of data from the 2001-2002 National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol ...