Edina Avdic

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of the microbiology laboratory in antimicrobial stewardship programs
    Edina Avdic
    Department of Pharmacy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Osler 425, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA Electronic address
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 28:215-35. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Impact of an antimicrobial stewardship intervention on shortening the duration of therapy for community-acquired pneumonia
    Edina Avdic
    Department of Pharmacy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 5425, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:1581-7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Management and control strategies for community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Edina Avdic
    Antibiotic Management Program, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Pharmacy, Osler 425, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:1463-79. 2008
  4. pmc Sphingomonas paucimobilis bloodstream infections associated with contaminated intravenous fentanyl
    Lisa L Maragakis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:12-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Ventilator-associated pneumonia: overdiagnosis and treatment are common in medical and surgical intensive care units
    Veronique Nussenblatt
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:278-84. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Antimicrobial prescribing practices in response to different Clostridium difficile diagnostic methodologies
    Emily R M Sydnor
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:1133-6. 2011
  7. doi request reprint What is the role of antimicrobial stewardship in improving outcomes of patients with CAP?
    Veronique Nussenblatt
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 27:211-28. 2013

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Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of the microbiology laboratory in antimicrobial stewardship programs
    Edina Avdic
    Department of Pharmacy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Osler 425, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA Electronic address
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 28:215-35. 2014
    ..This article reviews rapid diagnostics, the use of biomarkers, and antibiogram development to antimicrobial stewardship activities and the subsequent impact on patient outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint Impact of an antimicrobial stewardship intervention on shortening the duration of therapy for community-acquired pneumonia
    Edina Avdic
    Department of Pharmacy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 5425, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:1581-7. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Management and control strategies for community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Edina Avdic
    Antibiotic Management Program, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Pharmacy, Osler 425, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:1463-79. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Sphingomonas paucimobilis bloodstream infections associated with contaminated intravenous fentanyl
    Lisa L Maragakis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:12-8. 2009
    ..These pharmacies should adopt more stringent quality-control measures, including prerelease product testing, when compounding and distributing large quantities of sterile preparations...
  5. doi request reprint Ventilator-associated pneumonia: overdiagnosis and treatment are common in medical and surgical intensive care units
    Veronique Nussenblatt
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:278-84. 2014
    ..We sought to quantify and characterize unjustified antimicrobial use for VAP and identify risk factors for continuation of antibiotics in patients without VAP after 3 days...
  6. doi request reprint Antimicrobial prescribing practices in response to different Clostridium difficile diagnostic methodologies
    Emily R M Sydnor
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:1133-6. 2011
    ..In addition, a significant proportion of patients with confirmed CDI were not treated according to recommended guidelines...
  7. doi request reprint What is the role of antimicrobial stewardship in improving outcomes of patients with CAP?
    Veronique Nussenblatt
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 27:211-28. 2013
    ..This review summarizes interventions that may be promoted by antimicrobial stewardship programs to improve outcomes for patients with CAP...