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NM COVID-19 Resources
Please note: these resources are being made available based on limited evidence and will continue to be updated daily or weekly, as appropriate. If using these resources, please understand this information will continue to change as the COVID-19 situation evolves in Chicago and across the United States.
Last updated: 10/8/2020
Northwestern Medicine Inpatient Treatment Options
NM COVID-19 Clinical Pathway - NMH ONLY
NM COVID-19 Clinical Pathway - Non-NMH Sites
NM ASP Evidence Review for COVID-19 Inpatient Treatment Options
NM COVID-19 Clinical Trials
Other COVID-19 Resources
Colchicine Dosing and Interactions Guide - Pharmacists Letter
Compassionate Use Remdesivir
Convalescent Plasma EUA Fact Sheet for Health Care Providers
Hydroxychloroquine Position Statement
Hydroxychloroquine Literature Summary
IPhA Dispensing Guidance for COVID-19 Therapies
Remdesivir FDA EUA Fact Sheet for Parents-Caregivers
Remdesivir FDA Fact Sheet Health Care Providers
Center of Excellence: Northwestern Memorial Hospital
To ensure that our patients receive the safest and most effective antimicrobial therapy for their infection while preserving and protecting the effectiveness of these endangered resources for future patients.
Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship Program Highlight
The Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists highlighted the joint Midwestern University & Northwestern Memorial Hospital pharmacy residency and fellowship programs in the January 2020 newsletter.
To learn more and access the newsletter, follow this link.
PGY-2 ID Pharmacy Residency Program Director: Sheila Wang
PGY-2/3 ID Pharmacy Fellowship Program Director: Marc Scheetz
Information about the programs can also be found on our Residency and Fellowship Page.
Choosing Wisely: Antibiotics
Clinician Antimicrobial Stewardship
Our NM system antimicrobial stewardship teams are proud to share the updated 2019 antibiograms. With new Epic functionality, we are able to produce site and source specific antibiograms for many of our patient care locations.
See the updated antibiograms here:
Culture Decision Algorithms
Safety Update: Fluoroquinolones
NMH Allergy Toolkit
Risk Assessment and Clinical Pathway
Graded Challenge Guidance Document
Provider Education: Penicillin Allergy
Cross Reactivity Chart: Beta-lactams