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New strategies required to battle antibiotic overuse

As many as one-half of antibiotic prescriptions written in the outpatient setting in the United States may be unnecessary or inappropriate, potentially undermining how the discovery of antibiotics revolutionized physicians' ... Spellberg said. "Every
April 2017

Lifesaving antibiotics losing power due to resistant germs

Lifesaving antibiotics losing power due to resistant germs. The single most important medicine ever discovered is the antibiotic. ... Doctors call this "antibiotic stewardship" and it is important not to use "super" antibiotics when simple ones (or none
August 2019

Antibiotic resistance--should we blame primary care or ICU physicians?

Even if we overused these antibiotics, we are unlikely to contribute to the antibiotic resistance problem. ... Antibiotic stewardship should focus on thoughtful use of antibiotics, understand the risk and potential benefits.
August 2019

Antibiotics and principles for best use

Antibiotics and principles for best use. As physicians we worry about antibiotic resistance. ... 2. Using narrow spectrum antibiotics when indicated. 3. Using shorter durations when indicated.
August 2019

Antibiotic resistance is a global problem

however, prevention is not the main strategy to control resistance because antibiotic use also needs to be controlled.”. ... The authors and the journal should be congratulated. Let’s hope it moves the needle towards more recognition and funding for
August 2019

QD: News Every Day--FDA toughens rule meant to stop antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic use in livestock and its impact on creating resistant strains in humans has been a hot topic for years. ... We are staring at a massive public health threat in the rise of antibiotic-resistant superbugs.
August 2019

Oral or intravenous antibiotics for bone and heart valve infections?

Long term treatment with IV antibiotics can be logistically difficult. Consider these two pretty common scenarios:. ... The practice of using prolonged courses of IV antibiotics for these serious infections is strongly ingrained in us.
August 2019

Superbug threat lurks in sewer

Superbug threat lurks in sewer. The threat of antibiotic resistance is attributed mainly to the overprescribing and overuse of antibiotics, but a new study explores a new, often-overlooked, danger: sewage
August 2019

The IDSA takes an admirable position in not endorsing the new sepsis guidelines

Their other major points include inadequate guidance on the use of procalcitonin, especially to limit antibiotic duration. ... I believe that injudicious antibiotic use in the ICU represents the greatest danger for antibiotic resistance.
August 2019

We're in the post-antibiotic age

We're in the post-antibiotic age. We’re so very lucky to have lived in the“ age of antibiotics.” However, most of us were neither alive nor cognizant prior to ... 1943, so we don’t have a concept of the morbidity and mortality prevented by
August 2019

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