Affiliation: University of Dundee
- Community acquired infections in older patients admitted to hospital from care homes versus the community: cohort study of microbiology and outcomesCharis Marwick
Division of Population Health Sciences, Medical Research Institute, University of Dundee, Mackenzie Building, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee, DD2 4BF, Scotland, UK
BMC Geriatr 13:12. 2013..Our aim was to compare the prevalence of antibiotic resistant bacteria and clinical outcomes in older patients admitted to hospital with acute infections from care homes versus their own homes...
- Severity assessment of skin and soft tissue infections: cohort study of management and outcomes for hospitalized patientsCharis Marwick
Quality, Safety and Informatics Research Group, Division of Clinical and Population Sciences and Education, Mackenzie Building, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee DD2 4BF, Scotland, UK
J Antimicrob Chemother 66:387-97. 2011..They are a common indication for antimicrobial therapy. However, there are few data on treatment outcomes or the validity of clinical severity scores...
- Prospective study of severity assessment and management of acute medical admissions with skin and soft tissue infectionCharis Marwick
Quality, Safety and Informatics Research Group, Division of Population Health Sciences, Medical Research Institute, Mackenzie Building, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee DD2 4BF, Scotland, UK
J Antimicrob Chemother 67:1016-9. 2012..Several severity scoring systems have been proposed for skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs), but none has been tested prospectively...
- Care bundles: the holy grail of infectious risk management in hospital?Charis Marwick
Quality and Safety Improvement Research Group, Division of Community and Population Sciences and Education, College of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland
Curr Opin Infect Dis 22:364-9. 2009..We describe how bundles should be designed, implemented and evaluated with measurement designed for quality improvement rather than research or judgement...