Yogandree Ramsamy

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Empirical antimicrobial therapy for probable v. directed therapy for possible ventilator-associated pneumonia in critically injured patients
    Yogandree Ramsamy
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital, Durban, South Africa Department of Medical Microbiology, School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa National Health Laboratory Service KZN Academic Complex, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 106:196-200. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Microbiological surveillance and antimicrobial stewardship minimise the need for ultrabroad-spectrum combination therapy for treatment of nosocomial infections in a trauma intensive care unit: an audit of an evidence-based empiric antimicrobial policy
    Yogandree Ramsamy
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 103:371-6. 2013

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Publications2

  1. doi request reprint Empirical antimicrobial therapy for probable v. directed therapy for possible ventilator-associated pneumonia in critically injured patients
    Yogandree Ramsamy
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital, Durban, South Africa Department of Medical Microbiology, School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa National Health Laboratory Service KZN Academic Complex, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 106:196-200. 2016
    ..Recent literature suggests that in possible VAP, instituting directed therapy while awaiting microbiological culture does not prejudice outcome compared with best-guess empirical therapy...
  2. doi request reprint Microbiological surveillance and antimicrobial stewardship minimise the need for ultrabroad-spectrum combination therapy for treatment of nosocomial infections in a trauma intensive care unit: an audit of an evidence-based empiric antimicrobial policy
    Yogandree Ramsamy
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 103:371-6. 2013
    ..Management requires a strategy that achieves accurate empiric cover without antibiotic overuse - a goal that may be achieved by surveillance and antibiotic stewardship...