Gonzalo Bearman

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Control of drug-resistant pathogens in endemic settings: contact precautions, controversies, and a proposal for a less restrictive alternative
    Gonzalo Bearman
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 14:620-6. 2012
  2. doi request reprint A crossover trial of antimicrobial scrubs to reduce methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus burden on healthcare worker apparel
    Gonzalo M L Bearman
    Epidemiology and Infection Control, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia WI 53705, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:268-75. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Trial of universal gloving with emollient-impregnated gloves to promote skin health and prevent the transmission of multidrug-resistant organisms in a surgical intensive care unit
    Gonzalo Bearman
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0019, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:491-7. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment of severe cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza: review of antivirals and adjuvant therapy
    Gonzalo M L Bearman
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discov 5:152-6. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Community-acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a women's collegiate basketball team
    Michael P Stevens
    Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298 0509, USA
    South Med J 101:1067-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Active surveillance cultures are not required to control MRSA infections in the critical care setting
    Michael B Edmond
    Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:461-3. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Screening for MRSA: a flawed hospital infection control intervention
    Richard P Wenzel
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:1012-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Continued non-compliance with the American College of Surgeons recommendations to decrease infectious exposure in the operating room: why?
    Christina M Welc
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0019, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 14:288-92. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): new issues for infection control
    Richard P Wenzel
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, 1101 East Broad Street, P O Box 980663, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 30:210-2. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Measurement and feedback of infection control process measures in the intensive care unit: Impact on compliance
    Mezgebe Berhe
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am J Infect Control 34:537-9. 2006

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Control of drug-resistant pathogens in endemic settings: contact precautions, controversies, and a proposal for a less restrictive alternative
    Gonzalo Bearman
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 14:620-6. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint A crossover trial of antimicrobial scrubs to reduce methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus burden on healthcare worker apparel
    Gonzalo M L Bearman
    Epidemiology and Infection Control, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia WI 53705, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:268-75. 2012
    ..The impact of antimicrobial scrubs on healthcare worker (HCW) bacterial burden is unknown. Objective. To determine the effectiveness of antimicrobial scrubs on hand and apparel bacterial burden...
  3. ncbi request reprint Trial of universal gloving with emollient-impregnated gloves to promote skin health and prevent the transmission of multidrug-resistant organisms in a surgical intensive care unit
    Gonzalo Bearman
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0019, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:491-7. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment of severe cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza: review of antivirals and adjuvant therapy
    Gonzalo M L Bearman
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discov 5:152-6. 2010
    ..This review summarizes the recent patents for the use of antivirals in treatment of severe influenza...
  5. doi request reprint Community-acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a women's collegiate basketball team
    Michael P Stevens
    Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298 0509, USA
    South Med J 101:1067-8. 2008
    ..Interestingly, multiple MRSA strains were discovered on testing of the team, raising concern that the prevalence of colonization in this population may be high...
  6. ncbi request reprint Active surveillance cultures are not required to control MRSA infections in the critical care setting
    Michael B Edmond
    Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:461-3. 2008
    ..We observed reductions in all infections, including those caused by MRSA, and conclude that control of MRSA in the critical care setting does not require active surveillance cultures...
  7. ncbi request reprint Screening for MRSA: a flawed hospital infection control intervention
    Richard P Wenzel
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:1012-8. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Continued non-compliance with the American College of Surgeons recommendations to decrease infectious exposure in the operating room: why?
    Christina M Welc
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0019, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 14:288-92. 2013
    ..Despite this endorsement, compliance is low. This survey determined the perceptions, attitudes, and barriers to compliance with these guidelines...
  9. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): new issues for infection control
    Richard P Wenzel
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, 1101 East Broad Street, P O Box 980663, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 30:210-2. 2007
    ..Questions about changing prophylactic and empirical therapy as well as the use of intravenous immunoglobulin for life-threatening infections are addressed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Measurement and feedback of infection control process measures in the intensive care unit: Impact on compliance
    Mezgebe Berhe
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am J Infect Control 34:537-9. 2006
    ..Infection control process measures provide actionable and measurable indicators for performance improvement...
  11. ncbi request reprint Surgeons do not listen: evaluation of compliance with antimicrobial stewardship program recommendations
    Therese M Duane
    Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Am Surg 79:1269-72. 2013
    ..By identifying services that are less compliant, programs can target their educational efforts to improve outcomes. ..
  12. doi request reprint Are gym surfaces reservoirs for Staphylococcus aureus? A point prevalence survey
    John Daniel Markley
    Department of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:1008-9. 2012
    ..Ten out of 99 samples yielded Staphylococcus aureus, all of which were methicillin-susceptible. Gym surfaces may be colonized with staphylococci and could play a role in community transmission of staphylococcal species...
  13. ncbi request reprint Impact of 2 different levels of performance feedback on compliance with infection control process measures in 2 intensive care units
    Susan Assanasen
    Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Quality Health Care, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:407-13. 2008
    ..Performance monitoring and feedback of infection control process measures is an important tool for improving guideline adherence. Different feedback strategies may lead to distinctive outcomes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system infections due to vancomycin-resistant enterococci: case series and review of the literature
    Jeffrey S Wang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Box 980509, Richmond, VA 23298 0019, USA Electronic address
    Int J Infect Dis 25:26-31. 2014
    ..To evaluate reported cases of central nervous system (CNS) infections due to vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) and describe the data necessary to better understand clinical characteristics of this rare disease process...
  15. ncbi request reprint Water sanitation, access, use and self-reported diarrheal disease in rural Honduras
    Gabriela E Halder
    Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Rural Remote Health 13:2413. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine and compare access to drinking water and sanitation, as well as self-reported diarrheal disease incidence among three proximal communities in the Department of Yoro area of Honduras...
  16. pmc Meningitis due to Bacillus cereus: A case report and review of the literature
    Michael P Stevens
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia
    Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 23:e16-9. 2012
    ..Clinicians should not dismiss Gram-positive rods resembling species from normally sterile sites as contaminants in critically ill patients. Appropriate antibiotic therapy should be promptly initiated to limit morbidity and mortality...
  17. pmc Achromobacter species endocarditis: A case report and literature review
    Catherine Derber
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
    Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 22:e17-20. 2011
    ..Given the significant associated morbidity and mortality, along with a high degree of intrinsic antibiotic resistance, Achromobacter species infective endocarditis remains a clinical treatment challenge...
  18. ncbi request reprint Lessons from severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS): implications for infection control
    Richard P Wenzel
    Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA
    Arch Med Res 36:610-6. 2005
    ..Herein we relate our perspectives on useful lessons derived from a review of the SARS epidemic...
  19. ncbi request reprint Vaccination without documentation: influenza immunization among medical residents at a tertiary-care medical center
    Gonzalo Bearman
    Department of Medicine, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:626-8. 2003
    ..Those unvaccinated lacked time to comply. An immune staff is critical to prevent transmission to high-risk patients and limit absenteeism. The hospital is implementing a program to deliver medical care to the house staff...
  20. doi request reprint Invasive sinonasal disease due to dematiaceous fungi in immunocompromised individuals: case report and review of the literature
    Catherine Derber
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, 1101 East Marshall Street, Richmond, VA 23298 0049, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e329-32. 2010
    ..Definitive diagnosis requires tissue biopsy and successful treatment is associated with reduction of immunosuppression, aggressive surgical debulking, and systemic antifungal therapy...