IDSA News - October/November 2011  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
Patient Care and Science
•  MRSA Guidelines Slide Set Available
•  Drug Approvals, Recalls, Adverse Events Update
Global ID
•  Sec. Clinton Calls for “AIDS-free Generation”
•  Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria Halts New Grants Until 2014
•  Vaginal Gel Arm of HIV Prevention Study Halted
Policy and Advocacy
•  CDC Issues New Roadmap for Preventing ID Threats
•  IDSA Responds to Proposed Common Rule Reforms
•  FDA Influenza Antiviral Guidance for Industry Improved, But Concerns Remain
•  Increased Funding for NIH Vital to Nation’s Health
•  FDA Needs More Funding
Your Colleagues
•  Check Out “My IDSA” for Latest Member News
Education & Resources
•  New ID and HIV MOC Modules Available
•  IDSA Fellows In-Training Exam: Dec. 6 Registration Deadline
•  Implementing CLSI Breakpoints for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
Top Stories
•  From the President: Staying Focused in Challenging Times
•  IDSA 2011: Annual Meeting Reminders
•  EIN Update: Pertussis Immunization and Protection in an Outbreak
•  IDSA Journal Club

 

MRSA Guidelines Slide Set Available

A new slide set (PDF) created by Catherine Liu, MD, lead author of IDSA’s first-ever methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) practice guidelines, focuses on the management of MRSA in adult patients, with accompanying notes. IDSA welcomes feedback on the slides at idsaguidelines@idsociety.org.

The slide set (PDF) is available online.