B P Ehrenstein
Affiliation: University of Regensburg
- Clinical determinants for the recovery of fungal and mezlocillin-resistant pathogens from bile specimensBoris P Ehrenstein
Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin I, Klinikum der Universitat, 93042 Regensburg, Germany
Clin Infect Dis 34:902-8. 2002..2), and high serum aspartate aminotransferase levels (>72 U/L) on admission (OR, 2.6). Prospective studies are warranted to evaluate accordingly adjusted empiric therapies for biliary infections...
- Perceived risks of adverse effects and influenza vaccination: a survey of hospital employeesBoris P Ehrenstein
Department of Internal Medicine I, University Medical Center Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
Eur J Public Health 20:495-9. 2010..We surveyed hospital employees to elucidate whether the conception of the adverse effects of vaccination stems from correct or misperceived incidence rates of vaccine adverse effects. ..
- To eat or not to eat? Effect of fasting prior to abdominal sonography examinations on the quality of imaging under routine conditions: A randomized, examiner-blinded trialBoris P Ehrenstein
Department of Internal Medicine I, University Medical Center Regensburg, Germany
Scand J Gastroenterol 44:1048-54. 2009..The aim of this study was to produce experimental evidence of the effect of fasting on the imaging quality of abdominal organs...
- Risk factors for negative blood cultures in adult medical inpatients--a retrospective analysisBoris P Ehrenstein
Dept of Internal Medicine I, University of Regensburg, Germany
BMC Infect Dis 8:148. 2008..C-reactive protein (CRP) is a well-established inflammation marker commonly used in the management of medical inpatients...
- Influenza pandemic and professional duty: family or patients first? A survey of hospital employeesBoris P Ehrenstein
Dept of Internal Medicine I, University Medical Center Regensburg, Germany
BMC Public Health 6:311. 2006..Conflicts between professional duties and fear of influenza transmission to family members may arise among health care professionals (HCP)...
- Low rate of clinical consequences derived from results of blood cultures obtained in an internal medicine emergency departmentB P Ehrenstein
Department of Internal Medicine I, University Medical Center Regensburg, 93042 Regensburg, Germany
Infection 33:314-9. 2005..At the same time, the benefits of blood culture results in the management of individual patients -- and therefore their cost-effectiveness -- are disputed...
- [New developments in the diagnosis and therapy of acute bacterial meningitis]Boris P Ehrenstein
Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin I, Klinikum der Universitat Regensburg, 93042 Regensburg
Med Klin (Munich) 100:325-33. 2005..Adjuvant dexamethasone therapy initiated with or prior to the antibiotic therapy reduces mortality and morbidity for patients with pneumococcal meningitis without increasing the rate of side effects...
- Lack of evidence for persistent nasal colonization with community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a central European cohortF Hanses
Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Institute for Medical Microbiology, Regensburg, Germany
Clin Microbiol Infect 17:466-8. 2011..aureus. In summary, we were unable to find persistent health issues or nasal colonization with cMRSA in a cohort of previously cMRSA-infected/colonized patients...
- [Suspected borreliosis - what's behind it?]F Hanses
Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin I, Klinikum der Universitat Regensburg
Dtsch Med Wochenschr 136:1652-5. 2011..Borreliosis may be associated with unspecific symptoms and thus not only cause difficulties in diagnosis but also lead to overdiagnosis...
- Risk factors associated with long-term prognosis of patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremiaF Hanses
Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital, University of Regensburg, 93042 Regensburg, Germany
Infection 38:465-70. 2010..To estimate risk factors associated with long-term outcome (i.e., 1-year survival) in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia (SAB)...