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Ability of online drug databases to assist in clinical decision-making with infectious disease therapies.

BMC Infect Dis 2008 Nov 6;8:153. Epub 2008 Nov 6.

Nova Southeastern University, College of Pharmacy, Palm Beach Gardens, USA.

Background: Infectious disease (ID) is a dynamic field with new guidelines being adopted at a rapid rate. Clinical decision support tools (CDSTs) have proven beneficial in selecting treatment options to improve outcomes. However, there is a dearth of information on the abilities of CDSTs, such as drug information databases. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-8-153DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2613899PMC
November 2008
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Effects of chloroquine on viral infections: an old drug against today's diseases?

Lancet Infect Dis 2003 Nov;3(11):722-7

Department of Infectious Diseases, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy.

Chloroquine is a 9-aminoquinoline known since 1934. Apart from its well-known antimalarial effects, the drug has interesting biochemical properties that might be applied against some viral infections. Chloroquine exerts direct antiviral effects, inhibiting pH-dependent steps of the replication of several viruses including members of the flaviviruses, retroviruses, and coronaviruses. Read More

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November 2003
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