Single Dose Aminoglycoside For Urinary Tract Infections

Looking for a single dose, no compliance issues, inexpensive, safe, and effective option to treat urinary tract infections? An older therapeutic option might be the answer. A recent systematic review by Goodlet et al. looks into the utility of single dose aminoglycosides (AGs) to treat cysitis.1 Article A Systematic Review of Single-Dose Aminoglycoside Therapy for… Read More

The Tramadol of Antimicrobials: Fluoroquinolones

Many institutions have implemented antimicrobial restriction programs where specific agents, based on toxicity, cost, or broad-spectrum of activity, require special permission for use. Often a page is required to initiate the request. During my infectious diseases PGY-2 I carried this antimicrobial approval pager, either approving the use of restricted agents or offering suggesting on alternative… Read More