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To medical students considering primary care

You have to learn to say "no" to people who seek drugs, who want an antibiotic, to drug reps who want you to prescribe their products, and to insurance companies that ... I deal daily with the consequences of people-pleasing PCPs, who addict their
January 2020

IDSA's strep pharyngitis guideline disappoints me

They do a nice review of the appropriate literature, but then decide that without clear evidence of benefit we should avoid antibiotics and the risk of furthering antibiotic resistance. ... F. necrophorum is the causative agent of most cases of
January 2020

‘PharManure’ and some drugs to hate the most

Drugs that made this doctor's least-most-wanted list, presented at Internal Medicine 2012, included those that increase costs without improving care, or that raise the risk of antibiotic resistance. ... Knight said. One garden-variety antibiotic, on the
June 2012

Why I oppose home strep testing

Why I oppose home strep testing. Recently I read this tweet, “home strep test likely to reduce inconvenience, cost, strep complications, unneeded antibiotic and antibiotic resistance #medx”.
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--NSAIDs may play a role in developing new antibiotics

There may be a way for some NSAIDs to play a role in disrupting bacterial DNA and replication, and contributing to the fight against antibiotic resistance, according to a report.
January 2020

The fusobacterium story as of 2018

Does Fusobacterium really cause pharyngitis? Would antibiotics prevent Lemierre Syndrome? Antibiotics have significant problems and we have an antibiotic resistance problem.
January 2020

Changing antibiotic prescribing not a one-step process

It's hard for a physician to ‘unlearn’ everything about prescribing antibiotics, but doctors are taking the new lessons to heart in order to stave off antibiotic resistance. ... Charlotte Huff discusses current efforts to better tailor antibiotic
September 2012

Untreatable gonorrhea, the next infectious threat

Third generation cephalosporins are now the last antibiotic family to which gonorrhea is susceptible. ... I've written before about the emerging problem of bacterial antibiotic resistance.
January 2020

Excess mortality in CRKp: a non-randomized (fortunately) trial

This changed with the 2013 CDC Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report which provided the public with the number 23,000. ... To answer these important questions, a group of investigators formed The Consortium on Resistance against Carbapenems in K.
January 2020

What we talk about when we talk about MDR-GNR

CRE). This isn’t an indictment of the hospitals or their labs, it simply reflects the fact that drug-resistance among Gram-negative organisms is extraordinarily complex, and the molecular methods ... Let’s hope that the $30 million CDC budget
January 2020

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