R A Seaton
- Development of teicoplanin dosage guidelines for patients treated within an outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT) programmeElspeth Lamont
Pharmacy Department, Gartnavel General Hospital, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
J Antimicrob Chemother 64:181-7. 2009..The long elimination half-life of teicoplanin facilitates outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT) with thrice-weekly dosing. This study aimed to develop teicoplanin dosage guidelines for OPAT use from routine clinical data...
- Nurse-led management of uncomplicated cellulitis in the community: evaluation of a protocol incorporating intravenous ceftriaxoneR Andrew Seaton
Outpatient and Home Parenteral Antibiotic Service, Brownlee Centre Infection Unit, Gartnavel General Hospital, 1053 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0YN, UK
J Antimicrob Chemother 55:764-7. 2005..v.) antibiotic therapy. Patients were all managed through an outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT) service. Those with cellulitis were compared pre- and post-intervention...
- Point prevalence survey of antibiotic use in Scottish hospitals utilising the Glasgow Antimicrobial Audit Tool (GAAT)R A Seaton
Infection Unit, Brownlee Centre, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
Int J Antimicrob Agents 29:693-9. 2007..6%). Regional differences were seen. The study shows it is possible to coordinate, collect and compare data from UK hospitals using the GAAT. Data may usefully inform local and national audit and support prescribing initiatives...
- Outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) in a teaching hospital-based practice: a retrospective cohort study describing experience and evolution over 10 yearsD A Barr
Brownlee Centre for Infectious Diseases, Gartnavel General Hospital, 1053 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0YN, UK
Int J Antimicrob Agents 39:407-13. 2012..Observed trends over a 10-year period suggest that this model of infection management is adaptable and sustainable...
- Factors associated with outcome and duration of therapy in outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT) patients with skin and soft-tissue infectionsR A Seaton
Brownlee Centre, Infectious Diseases Unit, Gartnavel General Hospital, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, 1053 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0YN, UK
Int J Antimicrob Agents 38:243-8. 2011..For selected patients with SSTIs, OPAT was generally safe and effective, but specific patient groups were identified with more complex management pathways and poorer outcomes...
- Faecal transplant for recurrent Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea: a UK case seriesA A MacConnachie
Brownlee Centre, Gartnavel General Hospital, 1053 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0YN, UK
QJM 102:781-4. 2009..Recurrent disease is seen in up to one-third of patients and there is no consensus on optimal therapy. Restoration of normal colonic flora addresses the underlying pathogenic mechanism in CDAD...
- Daptomycin: rationale and role in the management of skin and soft tissue infectionsR A Seaton
Department of Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, Brownlee Centre, Gartnavel General Hospital, 1053 Great Western Road, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
J Antimicrob Chemother 62:iii15-23. 2008....
- Self-administration of outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy and risk of catheter-related adverse events: a retrospective cohort studyD A Barr
Brownlee Centre for Infectious Diseases, Gartnavel General Hospital, 1053 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0LY, UK
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:2611-9. 2012..In this cohort, there is no evidence that self-administration of OPAT is associated with higher rates of venous access device complications after controlling for confounding variables...
- Pharmacy-implemented guidelines on switching from intravenous to oral antibiotics: an intervention studyC M McLaughlin
Department of Pharmacy, Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow, UK
QJM 98:745-52. 2005..047). IV antibiotic expenditure reduced by 13% per patient admitted between groups 1 and 2. DISCUSSION: Pharmacy-led introduction of antibiotic guidelines appears to result in clinically appropriate reductions in IV therapy...
- Outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT) for bone and joint infections: experience from a UK teaching hospital-based serviceC L Mackintosh
The Infection, Tropical Medicine and Counselling Centre, Brownlee Unit, Gartnavel General Hospital, 1053 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0YN, Scotland, UK
J Antimicrob Chemother 66:408-15. 2011..Outcomes following initial intravenous antimicrobial therapy and a median follow-up time of 60 weeks are described...
- Seroprevalence of schistosomiasis in African patients infected with HIVC Smith
Infectious Diseases Department, Brownlee Centre, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
HIV Med 9:436-9. 2008..Infection is asymptomatic for many years. Long-term complications such as portal hypertension and bladder cancer can be prevented by treatment with praziquantel...
- Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii meningitis in an HIV-positive patient: first observation in the United KingdomN Bodasing
Infection Service, The Brownlee Centre, Gartnavel General Hospital, 1053 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 OYN, UK
J Infect 49:253-5. 2004..gattii in an HIV-infected man recently returned from South Africa. We believe this is the first imported case of meningitis secondary to Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii in an HIV-infected patient to be reported in the UK...
- Effect of co-formulated zidovudine, lamivudine and abacavir (Trizivir) on antiretroviral-naive patients presenting with advanced HIV-1 infectionR Andrew Seaton
AIDS 17:445-7. 2003