Kenneth R Lawrence
Affiliation: Tufts-New England Medical Center
- MRSA: when to suspect it, how to treat itKenneth R Lawrence
Tufts University School of Medicine, Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Boston, USA
Med Econ 85:40-5. 2008
- Hypoglycemia-induced anoxic brain injury possibly associated with levofloxacinKenneth R Lawrence
Department of Pharmacy and Division of Infectious Disease and Geographic Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, P O Box 420, Boston, MA 02111, USA
J Infect 52:e177-80. 2006..We describe an elderly, non-diabetic patient with steroid-induced hyperglycemia prescribed glyburide who later developed severe hypoglycemia resulting in anoxic brain injury soon after initiating therapy with levofloxacin...
- Serotonin toxicity associated with the use of linezolid: a review of postmarketing dataKenneth R Lawrence
Tufts New England Medical Center, Department of Pharmacy, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
Clin Infect Dis 42:1578-83. 2006..The concomitant administration of nonselective MAO inhibitors or MAO-A inhibitors with drugs that increase serotonin concentrations is associated with serotonin toxicity...
- Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole for treatment of severe Staphylococcus aureus infectionsMay Adra
Department of Pharmacy, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111 1533, USA
Ann Pharmacother 38:338-41. 2004..To evaluate the role of trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX) as an alternative to vancomycin for the treatment of severe Staphylococcus aureus infections...
- Rifaximin for the treatment of hepatic encephalopathyKenneth R Lawrence
Department of Pharmacy, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Pharmacotherapy 28:1019-32. 2008..To review the effectiveness and safety of rifaximin for the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy...
- Comparison of dosing recommendations for antimicrobial drugs based on two methods for assessing kidney function: cockcroft-gault and modification of diet in renal diseaseMonica V Golik
Department of Pharmacy, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Pharmacotherapy 28:1125-32. 2008....
- The role of primary care prescribers in the diagnosis and management of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infectionsKenneth R Lawrence
Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
Am J Ther 16:333-8. 2009..Local susceptibility patterns and individual patient factors should guide the selection of antibiotics...
- Impact of an institution-specific hospital-acquired pneumonia protocol on the appropriateness of antibiotic therapy and patient outcomesJason W Lancaster
Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Pharmacotherapy 28:852-62. 2008..To evaluate the impact of a hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) protocol on appropriateness of empiric antibiotic therapy, antibiotic deescalation, antibiotic duration, patient mortality, and length of stay...
- Antibiotic-lock therapy for long-term catheter-related bacteremia: a review of the current evidenceIoanna P Korbila
Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 5:639-52. 2007..However, more comparative studies should be performed to examine this important therapeutic issue further...
- Continuous versus intermittent intravenous administration of antibacterials with time-dependent action: a systematic review of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic parametersSofia K Kasiakou
Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, and Alfa HealthCare, Athens, Greece
Drugs 65:2499-511. 2005....