Commonly used Carbapenems Mnemonic: MEDIC Meropenem Ertapenem Doripenem Imipenem/Cilastatin (renal dehydropeptidase I inhibitor) Besides these, there are other drugs like tebipenem (1st oral carbapenem), panipenem,…Explore more Pharmacology of Carbapenems : Mnemonics
Cell Wall Synthesis Inhibitors A peptidoglycan monomer consists of 2 joined amino-sugars, N-acetyl glucosamine (NAG) and N-acetyle muramic acid (NAM), with a pentapeptide coming off…Explore more Antimicrobial Mechanism of Actions – Everything you need to know
A study of 50 dog bite wounds revealed that the commonest colonizing: Aerobic micro-organisms are: Pasteurella (50%), Streptococcus (46%), Staphylococcus (46%), Neisseria (32%), and Corynebacterium…Explore more Dog bite wounds : Primary closure or Delayed closure?
The 2013 ICM criteria for defining Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) can be remembered using the mnemonic below: Mnemonic: 1 tract or 2 bact. and 3…Explore more Periprosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) Criteria
This is a short powerpoint made animation video for the pathogenesis of acute osteomyelitis. Osteomyelitis is defined as an inflammation of the bone caused by…Explore more Pathogenesis of Acute Osteomyelitis
ESR (Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate) Usually elevated within 48-72 hours of the infection onset (less reliable in the first 48 hours of infection) Continues to rise…Explore more ESR and CRP in Musculoskeletal infection
Incidence the global incidence of neonatal sepsis at 5–6 per 1000 live births and that of meningitis at 0.7–1 (2.4–16 in South and South-East Asia,…Explore more Ten Diagnostic Dilemmas in Neonatal Meningitis
Case report A Preterm neonate of 33 weeks gestation deteriorated on day 2 with septic shock and decreased urine output rapidly over 12 hours. Baby…Explore more A Case of Neonatal Umbilical Infection leading to Septic Shock