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Updated November 2023:

  1. Treatment Recommendations > Culture-Directed Infections > Bacteremia > S. aureus
  2. Antibiotics > Antimicrobial Dosing Guide and Daily Costs > Adult Dosing Guide and Daily Costs > Antituberculous Agents *new*
  3. Antibiotics > Adult Dosing Recommendations in Renal Impairment > Antituberculous Agents
  4. Treatment Recommendations > Adult Patients > Respiratory > Pneumonia, Aspiration 

Updated October 2023:

  1. Antibiotics > Antimicrobial Spectrum of Activity > Antifungals
  2. Antibiotics > CSF Penetration of Antimicrobials > Antimicrobial Penetration into Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) > Antifungals
  3. Treatment Recommendations > Adult Patients > Skin & Soft Tissue > Diabetic foot infection (DFI)
  4. Treatment Recommendations > Adult Patients > Bone & Joint > Osteomyelitis > Contiguous, Vascular insufficiency, diabetic foot

Updated September 2023:

  1. Treatment Recommendations > Central Nervous System > Brain abscess
  2. Treatment Recommendations > Adult Patients > Genital > Scabies
  3. Treatment Recommendations > Neonates / Paediatric Patients > Skin & Soft Tissue > Scabies
  4. Treatment Recommendations > Adult Patients > Sepsis > Urosepsis/Pyelonephritis
  5. Treatment Recommendations > Adult Patients > Urinary Tract

Updated August 2023:

  1.  Treatment Recommendations > Adult Patients > Central Nervous System > Encephalitis
  2. Treatment Recommendations > Adult Patients > Gastrointestinal > Helicobacter pylori associated dyspepsia/duodenal/gastric ulcer

Updated July 2023:

  1. Antibiotics > Antimicrobial Spectrum of Activity
  2. Antibiotics > Vancomycin Dosing and Monitoring Guidelines > Adults > Dosing and Monitoring in Dialysis
  3. Treatment Recommendations > Neonates / Paediatric Patients > Respiratory > Pharyngitis

Updated May 2023

  1. Treatment Recommendations > Paediatric Patients > Urinary Tract > Cystitis 

Updated April 2023:

  1. Treatment Recommendations > Ophthalmic Infections > Orbital Cellulitis > 2° to paranasal sinusitis – pediatric

  2. Treatment Recommendations > Adult & Pediatric Patients > Respiratory > Pleural Space Infections

  3. Infections in Pregnancy > Prevention of Perinatal Infection > Intrapartum Antimicrobial Prophylaxis of Group B Streptococcus (GBS)

  4. Antibiotics > Antimicrobial Spectrum of Activity > Organism Groups

Updated February 2023:

  1. Treatment Recommendations > Adult Patients > Genital > Prostatitis

Updated January 2023:

  1. Treatment Recommendations > Adult Patients > Skin & Soft Tissue > Animal Bites and Human Bites

Updated October 2022:

  1. Treatment Recommendations > Adult Patients > Cardiovascular > Endocarditis > Injection Drug Users (right-sided)
  2. Treatment Recommendations > Culture-Directed Infections > Endocarditis > S. aureus (right-sided/tricuspid valve)
  3. Treatment Recommendations > Adult Patients > Respiratory

Updated September 2022:

  1. Pediatric Dosing Guide and Daily Costs
  2. Adult Dosing Guide and Daily Costs
  3. IV to PO Switch Recommendations
  4. Ophthalmic Infections, Conjunctivitis, Newborn

Updated June 2022:

  1. Adult Gastrointestinal Infections empiric therapy section
  2. Culture-directed Peritoneal Dialysis (PD)-related Peritonitis section
  3. Pediatric Gastrointestinal Infections empiric therapy section

Updated May 2022:

  1. Viral keratitis in Ophthalmic Infections section

Updated March 2022:

  1. Chorioamnionitis empiric therapy section

Updated February 2022:

  1. COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines

Updated January 2022:

  1. Adult Bone & Joint Infection empiric therapy section
  2. Culture-directed Prosthetic Joint Infection section