Katie Heard is a resident pharmacist at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Gram-positive bacteria are among the most common human pathogens associated with clinical infections, which range from mild skin infections to sepsis. In an era defined by antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and an increasing drive toward delivering patient care via ambulatory pathways, the paradigm for the management of infections is changing. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE), the best known cases of Gram-posi
Mixing medicines: how to ensure patient safetySubscription
Incompatibility poses a constant risk when mixing medicines but it can be avoided by understanding the chemical reactions taking place.