L J Strausbaugh

Summary

Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of decolonization to prevent staphylococcal infections in various healthcare settings: results of an Emerging Infections Network survey
    Sarah Klizas West
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1111-3. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint The Emerging Infections Network electronic mail conference and web page
    L J Strausbaugh
    Infectious Disease Section, Medical Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 32:270-6. 2001
  3. pmc Emerging health care-associated infections in the geriatric population
    L J Strausbaugh
    Veterans Administration Medical Center, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:268-71. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint National shortages of antimicrobial agents: results of 2 surveys from the Infectious Diseases Society of America Emerging Infections Network
    L J Strausbaugh
    Infectious Disease Section, Medical Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:1495-501. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Preventing transmission of multidrug-resistant bacteria in health care settings: a tale of 2 guidelines
    Larry J Strausbaugh
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:828-35. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Infectious disease outbreaks in nursing homes: an unappreciated hazard for frail elderly persons
    Larry J Strausbaugh
    Infectious Disease Section, Division of Hospital and Specialty Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:870-6. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Management of inpatients colonized or infected with antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in hospitals in the United States
    Rebecca H Sunenshine
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:138-43. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Experience of infectious diseases consultants with outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy: results of an emerging infections network survey
    Aarthi Chary
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1290-5. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Role of infectious diseases consultants in management of antimicrobial use in hospitals
    Rebecca H Sunenshine
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:934-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Clostridium difficile in long-term-care facilities for the elderly
    Andrew E Simor
    Department of Microbiology, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:696-703. 2002

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of decolonization to prevent staphylococcal infections in various healthcare settings: results of an Emerging Infections Network survey
    Sarah Klizas West
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1111-3. 2007
    ..However, infectious diseases consultants frequently encounter patients with recurrent MRSA furunculosis and attempt to decolonize them...
  2. ncbi request reprint The Emerging Infections Network electronic mail conference and web page
    L J Strausbaugh
    Infectious Disease Section, Medical Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 32:270-6. 2001
    ..Search functions in both portions of the EIN site enhance the retrieval of reports and observations on specific topics...
  3. pmc Emerging health care-associated infections in the geriatric population
    L J Strausbaugh
    Veterans Administration Medical Center, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:268-71. 2001
    ..The magnitude and diversity of health care-associated infections in the aging population are generating new arenas for prevention and control efforts...
  4. ncbi request reprint National shortages of antimicrobial agents: results of 2 surveys from the Infectious Diseases Society of America Emerging Infections Network
    L J Strausbaugh
    Infectious Disease Section, Medical Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:1495-501. 2001
    ..In 2000, they estimated that fewer patients were affected. The results of these 2 EIN surveys raise questions about the forces that govern the availability of these valuable therapeutic resources...
  5. ncbi request reprint Preventing transmission of multidrug-resistant bacteria in health care settings: a tale of 2 guidelines
    Larry J Strausbaugh
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:828-35. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Infectious disease outbreaks in nursing homes: an unappreciated hazard for frail elderly persons
    Larry J Strausbaugh
    Infectious Disease Section, Division of Hospital and Specialty Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:870-6. 2003
    ..Outbreaks of respiratory and gastrointestinal infection predominate in this setting, but outbreaks of skin and soft-tissue infection and infections caused by antimicrobial-resistant bacteria also occur with some frequency...
  7. ncbi request reprint Management of inpatients colonized or infected with antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in hospitals in the United States
    Rebecca H Sunenshine
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:138-43. 2005
    ..S. hospitals implement these measures on a routine basis and whether infectious diseases consultants endorse their use...
  8. ncbi request reprint Experience of infectious diseases consultants with outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy: results of an emerging infections network survey
    Aarthi Chary
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1290-5. 2006
    ..Despite the increasing use of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT), little is known about the role of infectious diseases consultants in the process or their perceptions of OPAT...
  9. ncbi request reprint Role of infectious diseases consultants in management of antimicrobial use in hospitals
    Rebecca H Sunenshine
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:934-8. 2004
    ..45%; P<.001). Similarly, teaching hospitals were more likely to have antimicrobial-control policies than were nonteaching facilities (60% vs. 17%; P<.001)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clostridium difficile in long-term-care facilities for the elderly
    Andrew E Simor
    Department of Microbiology, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:696-703. 2002
    ..This position paper reviews the epidemiology and clinical features of CDAD in elderly residents of LTCFs and, using available evidence, provides recommendations for the management of C. difficile in this setting...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of pharmacy policies designed to limit inappropriate vancomycin use: a population-based assessment
    Ann R Thomas
    Division of Applied Public Health Training, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:683-8. 2002
    ..We repeated the study to determine whether vancomycin use had been affected by pharmacy policies implemented following the 1994 study...
  12. ncbi request reprint A national survey of severe influenza-associated complications among children and adults, 2003-2004
    Laura Jean Podewils
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1693-6. 2005
    ..The survey identified severe complications, including secondary infection with Staphylococcus aureus and deaths among children and adults, as well as perceived shortages in rapid diagnostic tests and influenza vaccine...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physicians' acceptable treatment failure rates in antibiotic therapy for coagulase-negative staphylococcal catheter-associated bacteremia: implications for reducing treatment duration
    Eli N Perencevich
    Veterans Affairs Maryland Healthcare System, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1734-41. 2005
    ..We aimed to identify acceptable failure rates among infectious disease consultants (IDCs) for treatment of central venous catheter-associated bacteremia...
  14. ncbi request reprint A national survey of the Infectious Diseases Society of America Emerging Infections Network concerning neuraminidase inhibitor prescription practices and pandemic influenza preparations
    Justin R Ortiz
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:494-7. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Management of persistent bacteremia caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a survey of infectious diseases consultants
    Jeffrey C Hageman
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30033, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:e42-5. 2006
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Acceptable rates of treatment failure in osteomyelitis involving the diabetic foot: a survey of infectious diseases consultants
    Eli N Perencevich
    VA Maryland Healthcare System, Dept of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:476-82. 2004
    ..4% to be acceptable. The methodology used in this study may prove useful in delineating acceptable treatment failure thresholds, an initial step in shortening durations of antimicrobial therapy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Bacterial infections associated with blood transfusion: experience and perspective of infectious diseases consultants
    Preethi L Rao
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Transfusion 47:1206-11. 2007
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Decision-making on the use of antimicrobial prophylaxis for dental procedures: a survey of infectious disease consultants and review
    Peter B Lockhart
    Department of Oral Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, 28232, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:1621-6. 2002
    ..These differences underscore the need for definitive studies to delineate appropriate candidates for antimicrobial prophylaxis in dental practice...