Richard R Watkins

Summary

Affiliation: Akron General Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal infections in the setting of natural disasters
    Richard R Watkins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Akron General Medical Center, 224 W Exchange St Suite 290, Akron, OH, 44302, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 14:47-52. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Current concepts on the virulence mechanisms of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Richard R Watkins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, OH 44302, USA
    J Med Microbiol 61:1179-93. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Immune response to CMV in solid organ transplant recipients: current concepts and future directions
    Richard R Watkins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Akron General Medical Center, 224 W Exchange Street, Akron, OH 44302, USA
    Expert Rev Clin Immunol 8:383-93. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of infections in the lung transplant patient
    Richard R Watkins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, Ohio 44302, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 25:193-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Serum procalcitonin in the diagnosis and management of intra-abdominal infections
    Richard R Watkins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Akron General Medical Center, 224 W Exchange St Suite 290, Akron, OH 44302, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 10:197-205. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Is C difficile to blame for your patient's diarrhea?
    Richard R Watkins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Akron General Medical Center, OH 44302, USA
    J Fam Pract 60:128-34. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of community-acquired pneumonia in adults
    Richard R Watkins
    Akron General Medical Center, OH 44302, USA
    Am Fam Physician 83:1299-306. 2011
  8. doi request reprint The role of vitamin D deficiency in sepsis and potential therapeutic implications
    Richard R Watkins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, OH 44302, USA
    J Infect 63:321-6. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Incidence of Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization and soft tissue infection among high school football players
    Aaron Lear
    Department of Family Medicine, Akron General Medical Center, Center for Family Medicine, 400 Wabash Avenue, Akron, OH 44307, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:429-35. 2011

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Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal infections in the setting of natural disasters
    Richard R Watkins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Akron General Medical Center, 224 W Exchange St Suite 290, Akron, OH, 44302, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 14:47-52. 2012
    ..Ensuring the uninterrupted supply of safe drinking water following a natural disaster, like adding chlorine, is the most important strategy to prevent outbreaks of gastrointestinal illness...
  2. doi request reprint Current concepts on the virulence mechanisms of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Richard R Watkins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, OH 44302, USA
    J Med Microbiol 61:1179-93. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Immune response to CMV in solid organ transplant recipients: current concepts and future directions
    Richard R Watkins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Akron General Medical Center, 224 W Exchange Street, Akron, OH 44302, USA
    Expert Rev Clin Immunol 8:383-93. 2012
    ..CMV disease after SOT is associated with poorer outcomes, thus novel strategies to prevent it are an area of active research. In this article, we review the current state of knowledge on the immune response to CMV following SOT...
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of infections in the lung transplant patient
    Richard R Watkins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, Ohio 44302, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 25:193-8. 2012
    ..This review focuses on studies published in the last 2 years related to the evaluation and management of infections following lung transplantation...
  5. doi request reprint Serum procalcitonin in the diagnosis and management of intra-abdominal infections
    Richard R Watkins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Akron General Medical Center, 224 W Exchange St Suite 290, Akron, OH 44302, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 10:197-205. 2012
    ..This review aims to summarize these data, explore the pathophysiology of PCT in sepsis from IAIs, discuss the strengths and weaknesses of PCT monitoring in IAIs, and provide guidance for the interpretation of PCT levels...
  6. ncbi request reprint Is C difficile to blame for your patient's diarrhea?
    Richard R Watkins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Akron General Medical Center, OH 44302, USA
    J Fam Pract 60:128-34. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of community-acquired pneumonia in adults
    Richard R Watkins
    Akron General Medical Center, OH 44302, USA
    Am Fam Physician 83:1299-306. 2011
    ..Physicians should promote pneumococcal and influenza vaccination as a means to prevent community-acquired pneumonia and pneumococcal bacteremia...
  8. doi request reprint The role of vitamin D deficiency in sepsis and potential therapeutic implications
    Richard R Watkins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, OH 44302, USA
    J Infect 63:321-6. 2011
    ..Further prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trials of adjunctive vitamin D therapy in patients who are deficient are needed in the management of human sepsis syndrome...
  9. doi request reprint Incidence of Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization and soft tissue infection among high school football players
    Aaron Lear
    Department of Family Medicine, Akron General Medical Center, Center for Family Medicine, 400 Wabash Avenue, Akron, OH 44307, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:429-35. 2011
    ..It also seems that the level of MRSA skin and soft tissue infections in the general population has increased...