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Tatiana Pacheco
Universidad de La Sabana
Drug resistanceBacilliPseudomonas aeruginosaPulsed-field gel electrophoresisAntibiotics
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Colistin is used as a last-line antibiotic for the treatment of Gram-negative multiresistant bacteria. Due to its high nephrotoxicity, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) is recommended for dose adjustment. We aimed to evaluate the available evidence of TDM in patients given colistin to treat Gram-negative infections. In this paper, we offer an overview, using an electronic search of the literature (published up to June 2019, without language restrictions) that compares the clinical outcomes and m...
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Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a bacterium commonly isolated from hospital settings, exhibits intrinsic resistance to a number of antibiotics and can acquire resistance during antibiotic therapy. Resistance towards carbapenems is increasing due to its overuse in the treatment of infections caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL) producing organisms. Nonetheless, carbapenems are essential for the treatment of high-risk infections and are one of the remaining weapons in the fight against “extreme ...
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#1Jonnathan Patiño (Universidad de La Sabana)
#2Diana Garzón (Universidad de La Sabana)H-Index: 1
Last. Aldair Chaar (Universidad de La Sabana)
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Resumen Analizamos el caso de una paciente en una institucion de tercer nivel de atencion, quien curso con cuadro clinico de crisis miasteniforme refractaria al tratamiento con terapia convencional, con posterior requerimiento de manejo agudo con plasmaferesis. Sin embargo, debido a la persistencia de la sintomatologia, se complemento el manejo con uso de la terapia de inmunoglobulina intravenosa, presentando adecuada evolucion clinica. Dentro de este analisis de caso se realizo una revision de ...
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#1Julio César García Casallas (Universidad de La Sabana)H-Index: 1
#2Tatiana Pacheco (Universidad de La Sabana)
Last. Steffi Pardo (Universidad de La Sabana)
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Resumen La contusion pulmonar es un hallazgo frecuente posterior a traumas de alta energia, su manejo ha sido historicamente de soporte y se encuentra asociado con mortalidad sustancial. Se presenta un caso de contusion pulmonar severa con deterioro hemodinamico persistente y shock septico de origen pulmonar refractario a manejo antibiotico dirigido, que mostro mejoria clinica significativa posterior a la terapia de inmunomodulacion con inmunoglobulina enriquecida adicional a su terapia de base....
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