Persiflagers Infectious Disease Puscast
Summary: A monthly (or more frequently) review of the Infectious Disease literature for practicing health care professionals. I do the reading so you don't have to. By [url]www.pusware.com[/url], publisher of the Persiflagers Annotated Compendium of Infectious Disease Facts, Opinion and Dogma. Your uber hyper-linked electronic guide to Infectious Diseases.
Puscast: May 15 to 31, 2017. FUD drives antibiotic use. Flu is bad for the fetus. Macolides good for flu, NSAIDS bad for pneumonia. Avoid ice tea in Vietnam and raw milk in the US. Bactrim for cellulitis? Stupid. And more.
Puscast: June 15 to 31, 2017. Contact isolation as waste. Burd flu mutating? Less and more zoster. Rabbits should be cooked well. Don't inhale compost. Abx help cure boils. And more.
Puscast: June 1 to 15, 2017. New Pox in Alaska. No gentamicin for old men. 14 days from gram negative sepsis? Brush, dont floss. And more.
Puscast: May 1 to 15, 2017. Short is fine. Avoid Mexican beer. Herd immunity exists. Zn for cold. Don't eat bear jerky. Or jerky bare. And more.
Puscast: April 15 to 30, 2017. Mumps and measles are booming. Herpes viremia in the septic. Monkey syphilis. 10 ways to die from sex? Is endocarditis polymicrobial? And more.
Puscast: April 1 to 15, 2017. Giant viruses are just that. The South is syphlitic. Adding Clindamycin does not help cellulitis. Staph get harder to kill. Take out the infected shunt. And more
Puscast: March 15 to 31, 2017. Bird flus is coming. Bad B. HPV vaccine safe in pregnancy. Stay away from south Texas cats. 5 days for pyelonephritis. Blackwater fever returns. And more
Puscast: March 1 to 17, 2017. Bird flus is coming. Carefull with Walmart pizza. Lyme expanding range. PJP and Cushings. Some ID docs need to use a Burdizzo on their referral base.
Puscast: Febuember 15 to 31, 2017. Zika complications. Stress and Shingles. TB in elephants. Tularemia from a fish hook. Scabies in the 14th century And more.
Puscast: Febuember 1 to 15, 2017. Heartland virus kills, Flu vaccine not bad this year. Antibiotics after sex. Vancomycin acutally better. The cause of nodding disease. And more.
Puscast: Januember 15 to 31, 2017. Are anerobic cultures important? Yes. HPV herd immunity extends to men. NSAIDS + ARI = MI. Negative MRSA cultures mean something. And more.
Puscast: Januember 1 to 15, 2017. Antibiotic resistance in 4 million year old bacteria. Vanco and Pip/Tazo whack kidneys. Whales get the measles. Outbread from pork sold as chicken. Use beta lactams with MRSA? And more.
Puscast: December 15 to 31, 2016. Statins increase shigles risk, H1N1 leads to PE. Fry your cucumbers. Gargle to treat GC. The downsides of pubic groomiing. Cranberries only of benefit in a Cosmopolitan. And more.
Puscast: December 1 to 15, 2016. Antibiotics I don't use or pronounce right. Mumps on the rise. I don' get ECHO's. Toxoplasma makes people act poorly. And more for the last podcast of 2016
Puscast: November 15 to 30, 2016. Be wary of pigs. Stop smoking. CAP BS. Infections are moving your way?. A new mycobacterium in CF. Don't hug that dolphin. Mmmm Sterile Fecal Filtrate. Don't trust bone cultures. The most annoying sentence in the literature. And a whole lot more.