IDSA News - April 2011  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
Patient Care and Science
•  Uncomplicated Cystitis and Pyelonephritis Guideline Now Available for Mobile Devices
•  Drug Approvals, Recalls, Adverse Events Update
Clinical Practice Management
•  Electronic Health Record Incentives Program: Online Attestation Now Open
•  CMS Reconsiders Physician Signature Requirement for Lab Services
Global ID
•  IDSA, HIVMA Members Urge Against Global Health Cuts
•  Center Asks President Obama to Attend UN Meeting, Show U.S. Leadership on HIV/AIDS
•  Grant Renewal to Fund Global Center Through November 2011
Policy and Advocacy
•  IDSA Lays Out Policy Plan to Address Antimicrobial Resistance
•  FY 2011 Budget Deal Includes Severe Cuts to Health Agencies
Your Colleagues
•  Members on the Move
•  Welcome, New Members!
Education & Resources
•  IDSA Influenza Conference Available Online, with CME Credit
•  IDSA Lyme Disease Online Course Offers CME Credit
Top Stories
•  From the President: Combating Antimicrobial Resistance
•  Updated Guidelines for the Prevention of IV Catheter-Related Infections
•  IDSA Journal Club


Uncomplicated Cystitis and Pyelonephritis Guideline Now Available for Mobile Devices

IDSA’s practice guideline for the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of acute uncomplicated cystitis and  pyelonephritis in women is now available in a format designed for iPhones and other mobile devices. Visit IDSA’s website for instructions for downloading and using this guideline and others on your mobile device.

Also, don’t forget about Pocketcard versions of the guidelines, which are also available on the IDSA website. IDSA members are eligible for a 35 percent discount when ordering these 4x7-inch quick-reference tools that feature essential diagnostic and treatment recommendations in a brief format.  Use discount code DCIDSA09.