Eric Cober, MD

    Eric Cober, MD

    Department of Infectious Disease at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio
    • Not-So-NICE One Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

      In December 2016, we published an Online Exclusive item reporting on the United Kingdom’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s (NICE) review of two multiple myeloma drugs, based partly on source material that contained inaccurate information. We apologize for the errors and would like to thank David Bowen, MD, a NICE Appraisal Committee (AC) […]

    • Managing Penicillin Allergies: The Infectious Disease Specialist’s Perspective Friday, May 1st, 2015

      What advice would you give to hematologists in interpreting a patient’s report of penicillin allergy? Penicillin allergies are very commonly self-reported, by up to 5 to 10 percent of all patients; however, of these self-reported allergies, only 10 to 20 percent of patients actually have the allergy confirmed through skin testing.1 Many of those patients [...]