Date: 27 Aug 2014; Venue: HA TFCM Meeting; Speaker: Dr KY Lai (COS, ICU, QEH)
Recommended by Dr Arthur CW Lau on 19 April 2010
EUCAST is a standing committee jointly organized by ESCMID, ECDC and European national breakpoint committees. EUCAST deals with breakpoints and technical aspects of phenotypic in vitro antimicrobial susceptibility testing and functions as the breakpoint committee of EMEA and ECDC.
This is an electronic antibiotics guide. Free registration to use. There is also a HIV Guide by the POC-IT Center.
Recommended by Dr LAU Chun Wing, Intensive Care Unit, PYNEH, Hong Kong, on 19 July 2009
Gould FK, Brindle R, Chadwick PR, Fraise AP, Hill S, Nathwani D, Ridgway GL, Spry MJ, Warren RE; MRSA Working Party of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.Guidelines (2008) for the prophylaxis and treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in the United Kingdom.J Antimicrob Chemother. 2009 May;63(5):849-61. Epub 2009 Mar 12.
The above guideline and other aspects of MRSA treatment recommendations are prepared for your reference. Click Read More to read further.
Submitted by Dr LAU Chun Wing Arthur on 28 April 2009, Recommended by Dr Arthur KWAN; ICU, PYNEH
Information from Google Map: "A map depicting confirmed and suspected cases of swine flu (H1N1), with source attributions and links to original language sources, translations, report date, and current known statuses."
Click Read More to go to Google Map on Swine Flu.
12 June 2009, HKT: WHO Phase 6
30 April 2009, HKT: WHO Phase 5
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Submitted by Ms Ng Ching Ping Polly (Registered Nurse) on 25 April; ICU, PYNEH
A similar article in Chinese appears in the NSD Newsletter, PYNEH, issue 2, April 2009
MRSA is is universal problem in hospitals all over the world.
T.E.S.T. (Tigecycline Evaluation and Surveillance Trial) is a global multi-center surveillance study designed to assess the in vitro activity of tigecycline and comparators against a range of important pathogens, from both the community and the hospital.
This webiste is free of charge, and you need just to register and get the account for access. Susceptibility patterns, from different regions of the world, of many antibiotics against a wide range of bacteria, can be found.
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HKSCCM Editor's notes: New lecture on "Human Swine Influenza" by Dr YK Tso, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong, presented on 28 April 2009
KEC Online Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Lectures website is an archive of lectures presented in the Kowloon East Cluster (UCH, TKOH, HHH). This website is presented internally for educating HA staff on Infectious Diseases & Microbiology.
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COC (ICU) Material
Recommended by Dr YAN Wing Wa
Date: 13 Jan 2009
Come here to the CDC website.