Breakpoints
The SIDP Podcast

How ECCMID 2019 went viral

Panelists review results of ASPECT-NP (Ceftolozane-tazobactam versus meropenem in patients with ventilated nosocomial pneumonia), CAMERA-2 (Combination therapy for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia), and Exebacase for patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (Phase 2)

Lessons Learned From the Front Line

In the final part of our three part series on penicillin allergies our expert panelists discuss important clinical pearls and lessons learned from the front line that can be helpful for those interested in starting a penicillin allergy program. The panel then wraps up by discussing future directions for penicillin allergy management.

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Implementing Penicillin Skin Testing

In episode 2 the panelists discuss strategies for allergy reconciliation and implementation of penicillin skin testing. Our experts open this podcast by discussing their experience with different penicillin skin testing models and how their institution landed on those models. After that the panelists describe what factors should be taken into consideration in order to determine which model works best for your institution, and what resources are available to get you started.

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Mythbusting

In this episode our expert panelists discuss common misconceptions surrounding penicillin allergies, provide evidence to dispute these misgivings, and discuss some of the consequences that arise from an inappropriate penicillin allergy label for a patient.

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