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‘Unlearning’ how to prescribe antibiotics

The antibiotic provisions, which fell under the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act, included a five-year extension on exclusivity for new antibiotics and garnered the IDSA's support. ... rate of resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in
September 2012

Antibiotics: There's no free lunch

Adverse events due to antibiotics were captured over the 30-day period after antibiotic initiation, with the exception of Clostridium difficile infection and multi-drug resistant organism infections, which were captured ... Median duration of therapy was
June 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
June 2019

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
June 2019

Antibiotic discovery: 2 steps back?

Antibiotic discovery: 2 steps back? We've written often about the need for new antibiotic classes, so called antimicrobial discovery. ... Where will new antibiotics come from if large pharmaceutical companies do not invest in novel antimicrobial discovery
June 2019

Physicians using antibiotics, sedatives as placebos

Physicians using antibiotics, sedatives as placebos. Internists and rheumatologists are using antibiotics and sedatives for their placebo effect, researchers reported. ... About half prescribe placebos, using saline (3%), sugar pills (2%), over the
June 2019

QD: News Every Day--Virtual diagnoses cost less, but more antibiotics prescribed

Virtual office visits for infections resulted in more prescribing of antibiotics, but could potentially lower health care costs, a study found. ... Researchers wrote, "When physicians cannot directly examine the patient, physicians may use a 'conservative
June 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.
June 2019

CDC sounds the alarm about antibiotic resistance

The report also estimates the threat from the most relevant antibiotic-resistant organism. ... Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Lead to 23, 000 Deaths a Year, C.D.C.
June 2019

QD: News Every Day--Inner ear infections still don't need antibiotics

Reuters reports that the tally for all those antibiotics is $2.8 billion dollars, or $350 per child annually. ... 5%. Two studies showed greater clinical success for immediate vs. delayed antibiotics (95% vs.
June 2019

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