WHO | Growing antibiotic resistance forces updates to recommended treatment for sexually transmitted infections

New guidelines for the treatment of 3 common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) were today issued by WHO in response to the growing threat of antibiotic resistance.

Fonte: WHO | Growing antibiotic resistance forces updates to recommended treatment for sexually transmitted infections

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Outbreaks Associated With Duodenoscopes

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An outbreak of infections associated with contaminated duodenoscopes highlights the need for better disinfection practices to prevent future transmissions.

Fonte: Outbreaks Associated With Duodenoscopes

Trata-se de uma revisão dos casos de transmissão de enterobactérias resistentes aos carbapenêmicos (meropenem e cia…) em centros médicos americanos e europeus por endoscópios contaminados usados para colangiografia retrógrada. Reforça a importância de se estar atento ao máximo rigor na aplicação de técnicas de segurança em procedimentos com dispositivos invasivos.

D.A. Henderson, Who Led Effort to Eradicate Smallpox, Dies at 87

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Donald A. Henderson, who headed the World Health Organization vaccination effort that wiped out smallpox in 1977 and later became a U.S. bioterrorism expert, has died from complications following a hip fracture, officials said on Sunday. He was 87.

Fonte: D.A. Henderson, Who Led Effort to Eradicate Smallpox, Dies at 87

CDC: Sexual Transmission of Zika Possible Without Symptoms

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The agency also found that the incidence of Guillain-Barre syndrome has kept pace with the spread of the Zika virus in Puerto Rico.

Fonte: CDC: Sexual Transmission of Zika Possible Without Symptoms

Nenhuma surpresa. Sabendo-se que muitos casos são assintomáticos mesmo era de se esperar que a transmissão fosse mantida nessa sutuação

NEJM: Remoção endoscópica de larva parasitária.

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Remoção endoscópica de larva parasita em usuário de salmão cru. Dica da página do face do meu “parça” Dr. Arnaldo Gouveia.

Doctors and Nurses: Wash Your Hands!

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If our behavior changes when light, or attention, is shone on it, this is called the ‘Hawthorne effect’ — and it is alive and well in our approach to handwashing, says Dr Lundberg.

Fonte: Doctors and Nurses: Wash Your Hands!

Campanha do Medscape. Quem sabe em inglês a turma acredite…