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PPC IV Literature Review Requirements (self-directed learning assignment): Infectious Disease Related Topics page 1

Acne

  • Benzoyl peroxide vs. benzoyl peroxide/clindamycin for treating acne
  • Benzoyl peroxide vs. clindamycin for treating acne
  • Benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin vs. benzoyl peroxide/clindamycin for treating acne
  • Clindamycin vs. benzoyl peroxide/clindamycin for treating acne
  • Kanuka honey with antibacterial soap versus antibacterial soap alone for the treatment of acne
  • Comparing minocycline to lymecycline for treating acne
  • Azithromycin versus doxycycline for treating of acne vulgaris
  • Minocycline versus lymecycline for treating of acne vulgaris
  • Herbal Extracts or Benzoyl Peroxide: Considerations of Acne Vulgaris Treatment

Bacterial Pneumonia

  • Tigecycline versus levofloxacin for treating community-acquired pneumonia
  • Vancomycin vs. linezolid for treating nosocomial pneumonia
  • Minocycline and tosufloxacin for the treating of macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Clostridium difficile

  • Vancomycin vs. metronidazole for treating Clostridium difficile infections
  • Comparing fidaxomicin to vancomycin for treating a Clostridium difficile infection

Otitis Media/Otiis Externa

  • Azithromycin versus amoxicillin/clavulanate for treating otitis media
  • Comparing cefdinir to amoxicillin/clavulanate for treating of otitis media
  • Antibiotics ointment alone or in combination with hydrocortisone acetate for treating acute otitis externa

Staph. aureus/MRSA

  • Tigecycline versus vancomycin for treating methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections
  • Daptomycin vs. linezolid for treating Staphylococci and/or Enterococci infections
  • Vancomycin vs. linezolid for treating methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections
  • Comparing Postdischarge decolonization plus education versus education alone for the prevention of further MRSA infections
  • Nafcillin versus cefazolin in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia

Urinary Tract Infection

  • Nitrofurantoin vs fosfomycin for treating urinary tract infections
  • Comparing ciprofloxacin to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole for treating acute urinary tract infections in women

Misc. Bacterial Topics

  • Tigecycline versus levofloxacin for treating community-acquired pneumonia
  • Azithromycin versus amoxicillin/clavulanate for treating acute sinusitis
  • Amoxicillin versus penicillin V for treating pharyngitis
  • Once-weekly rifapentine with isoniazid for 3 months versus isoniazid for 9 months in the prevention of active tuberculosis
  • Comparing oral to IV antibiotics for treating bone or joint infections
  • Besifloxacin 0.6% vs Vehicle Treatment for Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Helicobacter pylori test-and-treat versus prompt endoscopy for treating dyspepsia
  • Comparing rapid antigen-detection tests to throat cultures for diagnosing Streptococcus infections
  • Early surgery versus conventional treatment for treating infective endocarditis