Archive for March, 2013

iguana doodle

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

iguana doodlle

Quack medical device

Monday, March 25th, 2013

violet ray skeleton_small

 

This painting was inspired by the quacky medical devices at the  radio guy museum  and the museum of quackery  and also this hat

Nebula

Friday, March 15th, 2013

nebula final

Created using this blender tutorial

MRSA data visualization

Friday, March 1st, 2013

This infographic is intended to give the reader an overview of some of the factors that contribute to the evolution of resistant strains of staph, levels of MRSA resistance in the United States, and the rate at which new antibiotics are being approved for use. I am currently working on programming the finished interactive version of this that will allow the viewer to see data at the state level.

MRSA-01

Sources

Prescribing data

Resistance Map http://www.cddep.org/resistancemap/use/all#.UTESAzDqmSo

 

Patient knowledge data

Pew Survey,  Americans’ Knowledge Of And Attitudes Toward Antibiotic Resistance, http://www.pewhealth.org/uploadedFiles/PHG/Content_Level_Pages/In_the_News/abx-poll-summary.pdf

Consumer Attitudes and Use of Antibiotics

http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/9/9/pdfs/02-0591.pdf

 

 

Agricultural use data

Pre-2008 data Animal Health Institute sales survey

http://www.ahi.org/archives/category/press/

2002-04 survey of animal drug use (active antibacterial ingredients sold by AHI members).Feedstuffs. 77.27 (July 4, 2005) p2.2002-04

Survey shows drop in antibiotic use.Sarah Muirhead. Feedstuffs. 74.40 (Sept. 30, 2002) p3.

 

post-2008 data FDA

http://www.fda.gov/ForIndustry/UserFees/AnimalDrugUserFeeActADUFA/ucm042896.htm

 

 

MRSA data

restistance map http://www.cddep.org/resistancemap/overview/SA#.UTEYPTDqmSo

 

American Journal of Infection Control

http://www.ajicjournal.org/article/S0196-6553(12)00071-5/abstract

http://www.ajicjournal.org/article/S0196-6553(07)00772-9/abstract

 

antibiotic data

Rediscovering antibiotics

Cain, C. SciBX 5(46); 10.1038/scibx.2012.1198
Published online Nov. 29 2012