Significant publications on infectious diseases pharmacotherapy in 2015

Jessica T Babic, Amelia Sofjan, Margaret Babin, Kelly Echevarria, Judy O Ikwuagwu, Wai-Ying M Lam, Samuel L Aitken, Katherine K Perez

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Abstract

Members of the Houston Infectious Diseases Network were asked to nominate articles published in prominent peembers of the Houston Infectious Diseases Network were asked to nominate articles published in prominent peer-reviewed journals in 2015 that were thought to have a major impact in the field of ID pharmacotherapy. A list of 55 nominated articles on general ID-related topics and 10 articles specifically related to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) was compiled. In a national online survey, members of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) were asked to select from the list 10 general ID articles believed to have made a significant contribution to the field of ID pharmacotherapy and 1 article contributing to HIV/AIDS pharmacotherapy. Of the 361 SIDP members surveyed, 153 (42%) and 76 (21%) participated in the selection of general ID-related articles and HIV/AIDS-related articles, respectively. The 11 highest-ranked publications (10 general ID-related articles and 1 HIV/AIDS-related article) are summarized here.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)238-252
Number of pages15
JournalAmerican Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
Volume74
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 15 2017

Keywords

  • Antiinfective agents
  • Communicable diseases
  • Drug therapy
  • Microbiology
  • Publications
  • Therapeutic use

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Pharmacology
  • Health Policy

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    Babic, J. T., Sofjan, A., Babin, M., Echevarria, K., Ikwuagwu, J. O., Lam, W-Y. M., Aitken, S. L., & Perez, K. K. (2017). Significant publications on infectious diseases pharmacotherapy in 2015. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 74(4), 238-252. https://doi.org/10.2146/ajhp160090