Timothy C Jenkins

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Affiliation: Denver Health Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Failure of outpatient antibiotics among patients hospitalized for acute bacterial skin infections: What is the clinical relevance?
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health, Denver, CO Division of Infectious Diseases, Denver Health, Denver, CO Department of Patient Safety and Quality, Denver Health, Denver, Colorado Department of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 34:957-62. 2016
  2. pmc Effects of clinical pathways for common outpatient infections on antibiotic prescribing
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Am J Med 126:327-335.e12. 2013
  3. pmc Targets for antibiotic and healthcare resource stewardship in inpatient community-acquired pneumonia: a comparison of management practices with National Guideline Recommendations
    T C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 660 Bannock Street, Denver, CO, 80204, USA
    Infection 41:135-44. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Risk factors for drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae and antibiotic prescribing practices in outpatient community-acquired pneumonia
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine, The Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:703-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Impact of routine infectious diseases service consultation on the evaluation, management, and outcomes of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Denver Health and Hospital Authority, Colorado, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1000-8. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Decreased antibiotic utilization after implementation of a guideline for inpatient cellulitis and cutaneous abscess
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1072-9. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Skin and soft-tissue infections requiring hospitalization at an academic medical center: opportunities for antimicrobial stewardship
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine and Division of Infectious Diseases, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:895-903. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Epidemiology of healthcare-associated bloodstream infection caused by USA300 strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in 3 affiliated hospitals
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Denver Health, CO 80204, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:233-41. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Antibiotic prescribing practices in a multicenter cohort of patients hospitalized for acute bacterial skin and skin structure infection
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine and Division of Infectious Diseases, Denver Health, Denver, Colorado
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:1241-50. 2014
  10. pmc Microbiology and initial antibiotic therapy for injection drug users and non-injection drug users with cutaneous abscesses in the era of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health, Denver, CO
    Acad Emerg Med 22:993-7. 2015

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Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Failure of outpatient antibiotics among patients hospitalized for acute bacterial skin infections: What is the clinical relevance?
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health, Denver, CO Division of Infectious Diseases, Denver Health, Denver, CO Department of Patient Safety and Quality, Denver Health, Denver, Colorado Department of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 34:957-62. 2016
    ....
  2. pmc Effects of clinical pathways for common outpatient infections on antibiotic prescribing
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Am J Med 126:327-335.e12. 2013
    ..Antibiotic overuse in the primary care setting is common. Our objective was to evaluate the effect of a clinical pathway-based intervention on antibiotic use...
  3. pmc Targets for antibiotic and healthcare resource stewardship in inpatient community-acquired pneumonia: a comparison of management practices with National Guideline Recommendations
    T C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 660 Bannock Street, Denver, CO, 80204, USA
    Infection 41:135-44. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Risk factors for drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae and antibiotic prescribing practices in outpatient community-acquired pneumonia
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine, The Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:703-6. 2012
    ..pneumoniae (DRSP). The objectives of this study were to assess the prevalence of these risk factors and antibiotic prescribing practices in cases of outpatient CAP treated in the acute care setting...
  5. doi request reprint Impact of routine infectious diseases service consultation on the evaluation, management, and outcomes of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Denver Health and Hospital Authority, Colorado, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1000-8. 2008
    ..Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia causes considerable morbidity and mortality, and strategies to improve management and outcomes of this disease are needed...
  6. doi request reprint Decreased antibiotic utilization after implementation of a guideline for inpatient cellulitis and cutaneous abscess
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1072-9. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that implementation of an institutional guideline to standardize and streamline the evaluation and treatment of inpatient cellulitis and abscess would decrease antibiotic and health care resource utilization...
  7. doi request reprint Skin and soft-tissue infections requiring hospitalization at an academic medical center: opportunities for antimicrobial stewardship
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine and Division of Infectious Diseases, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:895-903. 2010
    ..Although complicated skin and soft-tissue infections (SSTIs) are among the most common infections requiring hospitalization, their clinical spectrum, management, and outcomes have not been well described...
  8. doi request reprint Epidemiology of healthcare-associated bloodstream infection caused by USA300 strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in 3 affiliated hospitals
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Denver Health, CO 80204, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:233-41. 2009
    ..To describe the epidemiology of bloodstream infection caused by USA300 strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), which are traditionally associated with cases of community-acquired infection, in the healthcare setting...
  9. doi request reprint Antibiotic prescribing practices in a multicenter cohort of patients hospitalized for acute bacterial skin and skin structure infection
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine and Division of Infectious Diseases, Denver Health, Denver, Colorado
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:1241-50. 2014
    ..Optimizing antibiotic use for ABSSSIs requires an understanding of current management. The objective of this study was to evaluate antibiotic prescribing practices and factors affecting prescribing in a diverse group of hospitals...
  10. pmc Microbiology and initial antibiotic therapy for injection drug users and non-injection drug users with cutaneous abscesses in the era of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health, Denver, CO
    Acad Emerg Med 22:993-7. 2015
    ....
  11. pmc Avoidable antibiotic exposure for uncomplicated skin and soft tissue infections in the ambulatory care setting
    Hermione J Hurley
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colo Department of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colo
    Am J Med 126:1099-106. 2013
    ..Uncomplicated skin and soft tissue infections are among the most frequent indications for outpatient antibiotics. A detailed understanding of current prescribing practices is necessary to optimize antibiotic use for these conditions...
  12. pmc Comparison of the microbiology and antibiotic treatment among diabetic and nondiabetic patients hospitalized for cellulitis or cutaneous abscess
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health, Denver, Colorado Division of Infectious Diseases, Denver Health, Denver, Colorado Department of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado
    J Hosp Med 9:788-94. 2014
    ..Among diabetics, complicated skin infections may involve gram-negative pathogens; however, the microbiology of cellulitis and cutaneous abscess is not well established...
  13. pmc Effects of a Syndrome-Specific Antibiotic Stewardship Intervention for Inpatient Community-Acquired Pneumonia
    Michelle K Haas
    Divisions of Infectious Diseases Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora Denver Public Health, Colorado
    Open Forum Infect Dis 3:ofw186. 2016
    ..b>Conclusions.  A syndrome-specific intervention for inpatient CAP was associated with shorter treatment durations and reductions in use of fluoroquinolones and low-yield diagnostic tests...
  14. pmc Clinical characteristics and antibiotic utilization in pediatric patients hospitalized with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infection
    S Jason Moore
    From the Department of Trauma and Critical Care Services, Vail Valley Medical Center, Vail Department of Pediatrics Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora Department of Patient Safety and Quality, Denver Health Colorado Infectious Disease Associates Denver Public Health, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Denver Health, Denver and Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 33:825-8. 2014
    ..In adults, recent studies suggest substantial opportunity to reduce broad-spectrum antibiotic use and shorten therapy. We sought to determine whether similar opportunity exists in children...
  15. pmc Clinical Characteristics, Diagnostic Evaluation, and Antibiotic Prescribing Patterns for Skin Infections in Nursing Homes
    Norihiro Yogo
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Front Med (Lausanne) 3:30. 2016
    ..We reviewed the characteristics, diagnosis, and treatment of skin infections among residents of nursing homes to identify opportunities to improve antibiotic use...
  16. doi request reprint Preferential Use of Nitrofurantoin Over Fluoroquinolones for Acute Uncomplicated Cystitis and Outpatient Escherichia coli Resistance in an Integrated Healthcare System
    Rebecca L Pedela
    1Denver Health, Denver, Colorado
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol . 2017
    ..coli. Increased nitrofurantoin use was not associated with a change in NFT resistance. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2017;1-8...
  17. ncbi request reprint Successful limb-sparing treatment strategy for diabetic foot osteomyelitis
    Alison M Beieler
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Denver Health Medical Center, CO, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 102:273-7. 2012
    ..We evaluated an approach to limb salvage that combines early surgical debridement or limited amputation with antimicrobial therapy...
  18. pmc Clinical Reasoning of Infectious Diseases Physicians Behind the Use or Nonuse of Transesophageal Echocardiography in Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia
    Heather Young
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Denver Health, Colorado Department of Patient Safety and Quality, Denver Health, Colorado Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora and
    Open Forum Infect Dis 3:ofw204. 2016
    ....
  19. pmc Antibiotic prescribing at the transition from hospitalization to discharge: a target for antibiotic stewardship
    Norihiro Yogo
    1Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 36:474-8. 2015
    ..Half of the prescriptions were antibiotics with broad Gram-negative activity. Discharge prescriptions were inappropriate in 79 of 150 cases reviewed (53%)...
  20. doi request reprint A negative urinalysis rules out catheter-associated urinary tract infection in trauma patients in the intensive care unit
    Robert T Stovall
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center and the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 217:162-6. 2013
    ..Whether the urinalysis (UA) is an adequate test for a urinary source of fever in the ICU trauma patient has not been demonstrated. We hypothesized that the UA is a valuable screen for UTI in the febrile, critically ill trauma patient...
  21. doi request reprint A successful strategy for the use of synergistic intravenous streptomycin in a hemodialysis patient with refractory Enterococcus faecalis bacteremia
    Heather Young
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock St, MC 4000, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Infect Chemother 17:698-9. 2011
    ..We report the successful treatment of enterococcal bacteremia in an HD patient with intravenous (IV) penicillin G and IV streptomycin at a dose of 7.5 mg/kg after HD sessions...