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Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Should End Within 24 Hours Of Skin Closure, Study Suggests

Continuing antimicrobial regimens after surgery does not decrease surgical site infections but may increase acute kidney injuries and Clostridioides difficile infections, according to a new...

COVID-19 (Probably) Coming to a Community Near You

The CDC said today that community spread of COVID-19 in the United States is no longer a question of "if," but rather a question of...

More Americans Dying From Resistant Infections Than Previously Thought

The CDC issued a report today indicating that antibiotic-resistant bacteria and fungi cause more than 2.8 million infections and 35,000 deaths in the United States...

Surgeon in a Strange Land

Coming to the hospital on a Sunday morning after a busy Friday night call seems like a schedule that has been outlawed for the residents....