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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Microbiology D-index 84 Citations 29,887 289 World Ranking 238 National Ranking 119
Medicine D-index 104 Citations 56,599 418 World Ranking 3127 National Ranking 1798

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Internal medicine
  • Surgery
  • Antibiotics

Issam I Raad mostly deals with Surgery, Catheter, Internal medicine, Antibiotics and Intensive care medicine. His Surgery research includes themes of Cancer, Adverse effect and Voriconazole. Issam I Raad has included themes like Bacteremia, Prospective cohort study, Blood culture and Chlorhexidine in his Catheter study.

His work carried out in the field of Internal medicine brings together such families of science as Gastroenterology, Amphotericin B, Aspergillosis and Mycosis. His Antibiotics study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Vancomycin and Antimicrobial. His Intensive care medicine research focuses on subjects like Guideline, which are linked to Clinical trial.

His most cited work include:

  • Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-related Infections (3400 citations)
  • Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infection: 2009 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (2140 citations)
  • Clinical Practice Guideline for the Use of Antimicrobial Agents in Neutropenic Patients with Cancer: 2010 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (2045 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His scientific interests lie mostly in Internal medicine, Surgery, Cancer, Catheter and Microbiology. In his research on the topic of Internal medicine, Aspergillosis is strongly related with Mycosis. His Surgery study deals with Antibiotics intersecting with Vancomycin.

His research in Cancer tackles topics such as Intensive care medicine which are related to areas like Catheter-Related Infections. His work in Catheter addresses subjects such as Bacteremia, which are connected to disciplines such as Intensive care unit. His Microbiology research includes elements of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus and Biofilm.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Internal medicine (36.15%)
  • Surgery (35.23%)
  • Cancer (26.79%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2014-2021)?

  • Cancer (26.79%)
  • Internal medicine (36.15%)
  • Microbiology (21.83%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary scientific interests are in Cancer, Internal medicine, Microbiology, Antimicrobial and Surgery. The Cancer study combines topics in areas such as Catheter, Procalcitonin, Hepatitis C virus and Intensive care medicine. His work deals with themes such as Catheter-Related Infections and Epidemiology, which intersect with Intensive care medicine.

His Internal medicine research integrates issues from Voriconazole, Posaconazole and Oncology. Issam I Raad combines subjects such as Antiseptic, Multiple drug resistance, Antibiotics and Candida albicans with his study of Antimicrobial. His Surgery research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Bacteremia, Minocycline and Adverse effect.

Between 2014 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Isavuconazole versus voriconazole for primary treatment of invasive mould disease caused by Aspergillus and other filamentous fungi (SECURE): a phase 3, randomised-controlled, non-inferiority trial (395 citations)
  • Phase 3 pharmacokinetics and safety study of a posaconazole tablet formulation in patients at risk for invasive fungal disease (93 citations)
  • Biofilm-Based Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (43 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Internal medicine
  • Surgery
  • Cancer

Issam I Raad mainly focuses on Internal medicine, Cancer, Surgery, Microbiology and Antimicrobial. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Gastroenterology, Posaconazole and Catheter. Issam I Raad studies Catheter, namely Central venous catheter.

His studies deal with areas such as Procalcitonin, Sepsis, Hepatitis C virus, Intensive care medicine and Leukemia as well as Cancer. His Surgery research incorporates elements of Anesthesia, Breast tissue expander, Adverse effect, Bacteremia and Minocycline. His research in Microbiology intersects with topics in Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Biofilm and Staphylococcus aureus.

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Best Publications

Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-related Infections

Naomi P. O'Grady;Mary Alexander;Lillian A. Burns;E. Patchen Dellinger.
American Journal of Infection Control (2002)

3400 Citations

Clinical Practice Guideline for the Use of Antimicrobial Agents in Neutropenic Patients with Cancer: 2010 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Alison G. Freifeld;Eric J. Bow;Kent A. Sepkowitz;Michael J. Boeckh.
Clinical Infectious Diseases (2011)

3224 Citations

Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infection: 2009 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Leonard A. Mermel;Michael Allon;Emilio Bouza;Donald E. Craven.
Clinical Infectious Diseases (2009)

3184 Citations

Guidelines for the management of intravascular catheter-related infections

Leonard A. Mermel;Barry M. Farr;Robert J. Sherertz;Issam I. Raad.
Clinical Infectious Diseases (2001)

2182 Citations

Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Naomi P. O'Grady;Mary Alexander;E. Patchen Dellinger;Julie L. Gerberding.
MMWR. Recommendations and reports : Morbidity and mortality weekly report. Recommendations and reports / Centers for Disease Control (2002)

2179 Citations

Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections.

Naomi P. O'Grady;Mary Alexander;E. Patchen Dellinger;Julie L. Gerberding.
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (2002)

1077 Citations

A comparison of two antimicrobial-impregnated central venous catheters

Rabih O. Darouiche;Issam I Raad;Stephen O. Heard;John I. Thornby.
The New England Journal of Medicine (1999)

1048 Citations

The Epidemiology of Hematogenous Candidiasis Caused by Different Candida Species

Dima Abi-Said;Elias Anaissie;Omrum Uzun;Issam Raad.
Clinical Infectious Diseases (1997)

987 Citations

Prevention of central venous catheter-related infections by using maximal sterile barrier precautions during insertion.

Issam I. Raad;David C. Hohn;B. Joyce Gilbreath;Nabil Suleiman.
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (1994)

970 Citations

Intravascular-catheter-related infections

Issam I Raad.
The Lancet (1998)

916 Citations

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