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SoM

Contact precautions in single-bed or multiple-bed rooms for patients with extended-spectrum Beta-lactamase-producing enterobacteriaceae in Dutch hospitals Kluytmans-van den Bergh. Lancet Infectious Diseases 2019; Published online 23rd August 2019. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30262-2. Clinical Question In non-ICU, non-haematology patients that have been identified as carriers of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing enterobacteriaceae (ESBLs), is a strategy of contact precautions in a multiple-bed room compared to contact […]

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TRACT Transfusion Volume

Transfusion Volume for Children with Severe Anaemia in Africa K.Maitland. New England Journal of Medicine August 1st 2019; 381:5; 420-431. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1900100 Clinical Question In African children presenting to hospital with severe anaemia, is a blood transfusion volume of 30 ml/kg superior to 20 ml/kg in reducing 28 day mortality? Background Severe anaemia is a major cause of death and […]

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