Bernard C Camins

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of an antimicrobial utilization program on antimicrobial use at a large teaching hospital: a randomized controlled trial
    Bernard C Camins
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:931-8. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Prevention and treatment of hemodialysis-related bloodstream infections
    Bernard C Camins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Semin Dial 26:476-81. 2013
  3. pmc The clinical impact of fluoroquinolone resistance in patients with E coli bacteremia
    Bernard C Camins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110 1093, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:344-9. 2011
  4. pmc A crossover intervention trial evaluating the efficacy of a chlorhexidine-impregnated sponge in reducing catheter-related bloodstream infections among patients undergoing hemodialysis
    Bernard C Camins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110 1093, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:1118-23. 2010
  5. pmc Mupirocin and chlorhexidine resistance in Staphylococcus aureus in patients with community-onset skin and soft tissue infections
    Stephanie A Fritz
    Departments of Pediatrics, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 57:559-68. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Reducing the risk of health care-associated infections by complying with CDC hand hygiene guidelines
    Bernard C Camins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:173-9. 2005
  7. pmc Successful treatment of vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus pacemaker lead infective endocarditis with telavancin
    Luis A Marcos
    Division of Infection Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8051, Saint Louis, MO 63110 1093, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:5376-8. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint A population-based investigation of invasive vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus infection in metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, and predictors of mortality
    Bernard C Camins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:983-91. 2007
  9. pmc Attributable costs of enterococcal bloodstream infections in a nonsurgical hospital cohort
    Anne M Butler
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:28-35. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Prophylactic antibiotics in aesthetic surgery
    Michael A Lane
    Infectious Diseases Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Aesthet Surg J 30:859-71; quiz 873. 2010

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Impact of an antimicrobial utilization program on antimicrobial use at a large teaching hospital: a randomized controlled trial
    Bernard C Camins
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:931-8. 2009
    ..Multidisciplinary antimicrobial utilization teams (AUTs) have been proposed as a mechanism for improving antimicrobial use, but data on their efficacy remain limited...
  2. doi request reprint Prevention and treatment of hemodialysis-related bloodstream infections
    Bernard C Camins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Semin Dial 26:476-81. 2013
    ..Until more data are available, catheter removal followed by systemic therapy is preferred for infections involving Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas species, Enterococcus species, and Candida species...
  3. pmc The clinical impact of fluoroquinolone resistance in patients with E coli bacteremia
    Bernard C Camins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110 1093, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:344-9. 2011
    ..There are limited data on fluoroquinolone resistance and its impact on mortality in cases of Escherichia coli bloodstream infection (BSI)...
  4. pmc A crossover intervention trial evaluating the efficacy of a chlorhexidine-impregnated sponge in reducing catheter-related bloodstream infections among patients undergoing hemodialysis
    Bernard C Camins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110 1093, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:1118-23. 2010
    ..There are no published data on the efficacy of the chlorhexidine-impregnated foam dressing at reducing the rate of CRBSI among patients undergoing hemodialysis...
  5. pmc Mupirocin and chlorhexidine resistance in Staphylococcus aureus in patients with community-onset skin and soft tissue infections
    Stephanie A Fritz
    Departments of Pediatrics, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 57:559-68. 2013
    ..aureus isolates recovered from outpatients, but eradication efforts were less successful in patients carrying a mupirocin-resistant S. aureus strain at baseline...
  6. ncbi request reprint Reducing the risk of health care-associated infections by complying with CDC hand hygiene guidelines
    Bernard C Camins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:173-9. 2005
    ..The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations has made the reduction of health care-associated infections one of its National Patient Safety Goals for 2005...
  7. pmc Successful treatment of vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus pacemaker lead infective endocarditis with telavancin
    Luis A Marcos
    Division of Infection Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8051, Saint Louis, MO 63110 1093, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:5376-8. 2010
    ..aureus. We present a case of pacemaker lead infective endocarditis caused by a non-daptomycin-susceptible strain of VISA. After 8 weeks of parenteral telavancin therapy, the patient achieved microbiological and clinical cure...
  8. ncbi request reprint A population-based investigation of invasive vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus infection in metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, and predictors of mortality
    Bernard C Camins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:983-91. 2007
    ..Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus organisms (VRE) have emerged as common nosocomial pathogens, but few population-based data are available on the impact of invasive VRE infections...
  9. pmc Attributable costs of enterococcal bloodstream infections in a nonsurgical hospital cohort
    Anne M Butler
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:28-35. 2010
    ..Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) bloodstream infections (BSIs) are associated with increased morbidity and mortality...
  10. doi request reprint Prophylactic antibiotics in aesthetic surgery
    Michael A Lane
    Infectious Diseases Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Aesthet Surg J 30:859-71; quiz 873. 2010
    ..The authors review the medical literature, discuss the risks of antibiotic overutilization, and detail nonpharmacological methods for reducing the risk of SSI...
  11. doi request reprint Acute renal insufficiency during telavancin therapy in clinical practice
    Luis A Marcos
    Infectious Diseases Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110 1093, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 67:723-6. 2012
    ..To describe the tolerance to long-term telavancin therapy among inpatients as it relates to nephrotoxicity...
  12. pmc Effectiveness of measures to eradicate Staphylococcus aureus carriage in patients with community-associated skin and soft-tissue infections: a randomized trial
    Stephanie A Fritz
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:872-80. 2011
    ..Despite a paucity of evidence, decolonization measures are prescribed for outpatients with recurrent Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft-tissue infection (SSTI)...
  13. 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...