EMRA Antibiotic Guide

The EMRA Antibiotic Guide

March 15, 2019
In this episode, Dr. Jessie Werner talks to Dr. Brian Levine about the EMRA Antibiotic Guide and how it can improve your practice.

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Jessie Werner, MD

Alpert Medical at Brown University
PGY4
@JessWernerMD
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Guest

Brian J Levine, MD, FACEP

Associate Chief Academic Officer and DIO, Christiana Care Health System
Residency: Christiana Care Health System
Medical school: University of Vermont
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Overview:

In this episode, Dr. Jessie Werner discusses the EMRA Antibiotic Guide with Editor-In-Chief, Dr. Brian Levine. Struggle with choosing the right med to treat that pneumonia? That complicated UTI? Find out how this tool can help you select the right antibiotic for just about any infection you encounter in the ED.

Key Resources

Key Points

  • Choosing the right antibiotic is hard! Rely on this guide to provide the most up-to-date
  • recommendations for pretty much any infection you may encounter
  • Some new features to the guide:
    • Updated antibiograms for local resistance patterns
    • Utility of ED tests (urine legionella, CSF, etc)
    • Penicillin-allergy algorithm