Spring Meeting 2015: One size does not fit all! Dosing and treatment of bacteria, viruses and fungi in special populations

One size does not fit all! Dosing and treatment of bacteria, viruses and fungi in special populations
Thursday 19 March,  Royal College of Physicians, London

This meeting covered the challenges of dosing and treatment of bacteria, viruses and fungi in special populations, including the issues of dosing in obesity and prescribing in pregnancy and paediatrics.

 

BSAC Spring Meeting 19th March 2015
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Antibacterial dosing in obese patients – challenges and pragmatic approaches

Dr Alison Thomson, Senior Lecturer, University of Strathclyde

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Pharmacological management of viruses in obese patients

Dr Dimitar Tonev, Director Medical Aff airs UK, Ireland and Nordics, Cubist International

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Antifungal PK/PD – the challenges posed by obesity

Professor William Hope, Professor of Therapeutics & Infectious Diseases, University of Liverpool

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Obesity as a risk factor for complicated antimicrobial therapy: a prospective cross-sectional study

Ms Esmita Charani, Health Protection Research Unit, Imperial College London

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Development and Evaluation of Bayesian Software for Improving Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Gentamicin in Neonates

Dr Joe Standing, UCL Institute of Child Health/Great Ormond Street Hospital

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Informing future surveillance for carriage of multi-resistant gram negative bacteria: problems with recruiting to an English stool sample cross-sectional community prevalence study

Mrs Linda Crocker, Public Health England Primary Care Unit, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

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Meropenem Review and De-escalation in a Tertiary Teaching Hospital

Dr. Úna NíRiain, University Hospital Galway, Newcastle Rd, Galway

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Antimicrobial resistance: Linking future prescribers and patients through near peer education

Dr Carwyn Watkins, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital

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Why Is Improvement Difficult?

Professor Peter Davey, Lead for Clinical Quality Improvement, University of Dundee

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The challenges of antimicrobial prescribing in an ageing population

Professor Colin P Bradley, Professor and Head of Department of General Practice, University College Cork

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Antimicrobial prescribing in paediatrics – what collateral damage?

Professor Mike Sharland, Paediatric Infectious Diseases Research Group, St Georges University, London

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The use and abuse of antibiotics during pregnancy

Professor Ronald F Lamont, Emeritus Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, North West Thames NHS Trust & Hon Reader, Division of Surgery, University College London

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