Study looks at how to detect RSV in adults

Norton Infectious Diseases Institute has been selected by Pfizer as the only site in United States to study how to effectively detect respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in adults. “For the most part, RSV attention has [...]

View more

HPV and your lesbian patients

Lesbians may be at higher risk for HPV because of historical health care barriers that may have caused reluctance to get preventive screenings. Making matters worse, much of the discussion around sexually transmitted infections (STIs) […]

View more

CDC guidelines for sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening

The following guide for sexually transmitted infection (STI)/sexually transmitted disease (STD) screening is adapted from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Chlamydia Assigned female at birth Sexually active under 25 years of age […]

View more

COVID-19 to be discussed at annual R. Dietz Wolfe, M.D. Lectureship

Infectious diseases specialists Kristina A. Bryant, M.D., and Paul S. Schulz, M.D., will discuss the latest on COVID-19 at the 23rd R. Dietz Wolfe, M.D. Lectureship to be livestreamed Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021, from 5:45 […]

View more

Norton Healthcare providing Bamlanivimab for COVID-19 patients at risk of hospitalization

Norton Healthcare is making monoclonal antibody treatment Bamlanivimab available under the Food and Drug Administration’s emergency use authorization for certain patients at high risk for requiring hospitalization for COVID-19. We are fortunate to have extensive […]

View more

All Norton Healthcare providers now can order convalescent plasma for severe or critical COVID-19 patients

Under an emergency use authorization by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), all Norton Healthcare providers can order convalescent plasma therapy for confirmed COVID-19 hospitalized patients with severe or critical symptoms. Norton Healthcare hospitals have […]

View more

Norton Healthcare to offer COVID-19 Long-term Care Clinic for patients with lasting side effects

Norton Healthcare will launch a COVID-19 Long-term Care Clinic for adult patients who continue to experience side effects after having battled the coronavirus. “Norton Healthcare has been a regional leader in caring for patients with […]

View more

Critically ill COVID-19 patients who received convalescent plasma leaving hospital

More than 30 critically ill COVID-19 patients at Norton Healthcare have received convalescent plasma, an experimental treatment that began in mid-April. Some are still recovering, while many patients have been able to go home. Norton […]

View more

New algorithm available for C. difficile testing

Effective Monday, Sept. 9​, Norton Healthcare replaced the algorithm for C. difficile testing with a new approach designed to provide clinicians greater clarity regar​ding the significance of a positive result. The new algorithm will begin […]

View more

Sepsis information for providers

Define sepsis Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) criteria Temperature > 38.3 C (> 100.9 F) Temperature < 36.0 C (< 96.8 F) Heart rate > 90 Respiratory rate > 20 White blood cell >12,000 or […]

View more

Updates in hepatitis C treatment eligibility

Norton Healthcare treats all patients with chronic hepatitis C regardless of F score or sobriety. Here’s what providers should know. Many factors can affect the plan of care to treat hepatitis C, including genotype of […]

View more

Norton Complex Care Clinic opens new location in Corydon

Norton Healthcare launched the Norton Complex Care Clinic in Louisville to treat patients with hepatitis C. A new location is now open in Corydon, Indiana to bring expertise and educational resources to patients in the […]

View more

Search our entire site.