David N Schwartz

Summary

Affiliation: Cook County Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effects of type and level of training on variation in physician knowledge in the use and acquisition of blood cultures: a cross sectional survey
    Jorge P Parada
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 5:71. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Pharmacists' perceptions of the effectiveness of antimicrobial control programs
    Gail S Itokazu
    College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:2504-8. 2006
  3. pmc Deriving measures of intensive care unit antimicrobial use from computerized pharmacy data: methods, validation, and overcoming barriers
    David N Schwartz
    Division of Infectious Diseases, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:472-80. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Lost in translation? Reliability of assessing inpatient antimicrobial appropriateness with use of computerized case vignettes
    David N Schwartz
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Stroger Hospital of Cook County, 1901 W Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:163-71. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint An educational intervention to improve antimicrobial use in a hospital-based long-term care facility
    David N Schwartz
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1236-42. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Learning by doing: developing fellows' academic skills through collaborative research
    Miguel G Madariaga
    John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL, USA
    Med Teach 28:77-80. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial consumption data from pharmacy and nursing records: how good are they?
    Gail S Itokazu
    John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Division of Infectious Diseases, 637 S Wood St, Durand Building Room 110, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:395-400. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Implementation of an extended-infusion piperacillin-tazobactam program at an urban teaching hospital
    Renee C Xamplas
    Department of Pharmacy, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1901 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 67:622-8. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic combinations with redundant antimicrobial spectra: clinical epidemiology and pilot intervention of computer-assisted surveillance
    Robert C Glowacki
    John H Stroger, Jr, Hospital of Cook County, and University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:59-64. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Why don't they listen? Adherence to recommendations of infectious disease consultations
    Evelyn Lo
    John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Rush PresbyterianSt Luke s Medical Center, and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1212-8. 2004

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Effects of type and level of training on variation in physician knowledge in the use and acquisition of blood cultures: a cross sectional survey
    Jorge P Parada
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 5:71. 2005
    ..Little is known about physician training and BCX-related knowledge. We sought to assess variations in caregiver BCX-related knowledge, and their relation to medical training...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pharmacists' perceptions of the effectiveness of antimicrobial control programs
    Gail S Itokazu
    College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:2504-8. 2006
    ..The perceptions of the effectiveness of antimicrobial control programs (ACPs) among infectious diseases (ID) pharmacists were studied...
  3. pmc Deriving measures of intensive care unit antimicrobial use from computerized pharmacy data: methods, validation, and overcoming barriers
    David N Schwartz
    Division of Infectious Diseases, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:472-80. 2011
    ..To outline methods for deriving and validating intensive care unit (ICU) antimicrobial utilization (AU) measures from computerized data and to describe programming problems that emerged...
  4. doi request reprint Lost in translation? Reliability of assessing inpatient antimicrobial appropriateness with use of computerized case vignettes
    David N Schwartz
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Stroger Hospital of Cook County, 1901 W Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:163-71. 2009
    ..To describe and measure reliability of a computer-assisted method of case vignette assembly and expert review to assess the appropriateness of antimicrobial therapy for hospitalized adults...
  5. ncbi request reprint An educational intervention to improve antimicrobial use in a hospital-based long-term care facility
    David N Schwartz
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1236-42. 2007
    ..To improve antimicrobial use in patients receiving long-term care (LTC)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Learning by doing: developing fellows' academic skills through collaborative research
    Miguel G Madariaga
    John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL, USA
    Med Teach 28:77-80. 2006
    ..This problem-based approach for learning research methods seems more effective than traditional methods and may be applicable to a broad range of training programs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial consumption data from pharmacy and nursing records: how good are they?
    Gail S Itokazu
    John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Division of Infectious Diseases, 637 S Wood St, Durand Building Room 110, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:395-400. 2005
    ..To determine whether randomly selected intravenous (IV) antimicrobial doses dispensed from an inpatient pharmacy were administered...
  8. doi request reprint Implementation of an extended-infusion piperacillin-tazobactam program at an urban teaching hospital
    Renee C Xamplas
    Department of Pharmacy, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1901 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 67:622-8. 2010
    ..The development and implementation of an extended-infusion piperacillin-tazobactam program at an urban teaching hospital are described...
  9. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic combinations with redundant antimicrobial spectra: clinical epidemiology and pilot intervention of computer-assisted surveillance
    Robert C Glowacki
    John H Stroger, Jr, Hospital of Cook County, and University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:59-64. 2003
    ..Use of redundant antibiotic combinations was common, and a pharmacist-based intervention was feasible, with a potential annualized cost savings of 48,000 dollars...
  10. ncbi request reprint Why don't they listen? Adherence to recommendations of infectious disease consultations
    Evelyn Lo
    John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Rush PresbyterianSt Luke s Medical Center, and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1212-8. 2004
    ..Whether modification of consultant practice will lead to improved recommendation compliance and patient outcomes warrants further study...
  11. doi request reprint How low can you go? Use of low- and standard-dose liposomal amphotericin B for treatment of invasive fungal infections
    Zahra Kassamali
    University of Illinois at Chicago, 833 South Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 17:e615-20. 2013
    ..The objective of this analysis was to assess indications and clinical outcomes of patients who received low-dose (1mg/kg/day rounded up in 50-mg increments) and standard-dose (≥2 mg/kg/day) L-AMB...
  12. doi request reprint Procalcitonin to guide duration of antimicrobial therapy in intensive care units: a systematic review
    Rajender Agarwal
    Department of Medicine, Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:379-87. 2011
    ..Procalcitonin guidance of antimicrobial duration appears to decrease antimicrobial use in the ICU safely and significantly and may also decrease the length of stay in the ICU...
  13. pmc Septic pulmonary emboli and bacteremia associated with deep tissue infections caused by community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Michael Y Lin
    Rush University Medical Center, Section of Infectious Diseases, 600 S Paulina St, Suite 143, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1553-5. 2008
    ..The patients lacked evidence of right-sided endocarditis or thrombophlebitis. This association, previously described in children, may also be important in adults...
  14. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic resistance: a survey of physician perceptions
    C William Wester
    Collaborative Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Room 1600, Administration Building, 1900 W Polk St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:2210-6. 2002
    ..Antibiotic resistance is caused partly by excessive antibiotic prescribing, yet little is known about prescribers' views on this problem...
  15. ncbi request reprint Potential mechanisms for mortality reduction associated with combination antibiotic therapy among severely ill patients with pneumococcal bacteremia
    David N Schwartz
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:1472-3; author reply 1474. 2005