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Great news from CDC! Help me understand it

an interesting MMWR Vital Signs report highlighting CDC's efforts to control emerging antibiotic resistance (AR) phenotypes (main focus being carbapenem-resistance in Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (CRPA). ... By improving their
August 2019

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
August 2019

Two key questions guide H. pylori treatment

But in today's era of antibiotic resistance, the infection now requires more ammunition to be defeated. ... 2. Is the patient allergic to penicillin? An additional consideration is the local antibiotic resistance pattern, although this information isn't
July 2018

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.
August 2019

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”.
August 2019

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.
August 2019

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.
August 2019

‘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

Relearning what we knew: Antibiotics don't help in sinus infections

In fact, almost one-fifth of antibiotic prescriptions are given for patients with sinus infections (sinusitis). ... NDM-1: No drug matters (my most recent post about antibiotic resistance). .
August 2019

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.
August 2019

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