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Appropriately prescribing antibiotics for patients with pharyngitis: a physician-based approach vs a nurse-only triage and treatment algorithm.

Duane K Undeland, Todd J Kowalski, Wendy L Berth, Jacob D Gundrum,

<h4>Objective</h4>To assess the safety and appropriateness of antibiotic use in adult patients with pharyngitis who opted for a nurse-only triage and treatment algorithm vs patients who underwent a physician-directed clinical evaluation.<h4>Patients and methods</h4>Using International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision codes to query the electronic medical record database at our institution, ... Read more >>

Mayo Clin Proc (Mayo Clinic proceedings)
[2010, 85(11):1011-1015]

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Antibiotic treatment duration and long-term outcomes of patients with early lyme disease from a lyme disease-hyperendemic area.

Todd J Kowalski, Sujatha Tata, Wendy Berth, Michelle A Mathiason, William A Agger,

<h4>Background</h4>The length of antibiotic therapy and long-term outcomes in patients with early Lyme disease are incompletely described. We report the long-term clinical outcomes of patients with early localized and early disseminated Lyme disease based on the duration of antibiotic therapy prescribed.<h4>Methods</h4>A retrospective cohort study and follow-up survey of patients diagnosed ... Read more >>

Clin Infect Dis (Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America)
[2010, 50(4):512-520]

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Telephone-based management of lactation mastitis.

Wendy L Berth, Charles W Schauberger, Mary A Alvarado, Michelle A Mathiason,

<h4>Objective</h4>To evaluate the quality of care for mastitis managed by telephone without an office or emergency room visit.<h4>Study design</h4>A word search of electronic medical records allowed for identification of patients managed with a mastitis clinical practice guideline. Comparisons of outcomes were made to a group of patients who received care ... Read more >>

J Reprod Med (The Journal of reproductive medicine)
[2009, 54(5):291-294]

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