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My descent into guideline fatigue syndrome

practice. Also a transparent and standardized guideline development method is lacking. These findings are important in the context of appropriate antibiotic use, the problem of growing antimicrobial resistance, and costs for ... The IDSA worries
October 2019

QD: News Every Day--Politics, policy and health in flux

Politico, New England Journal of Medicine). Spurred by antibiotic resistance seen in almost every drug class, FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, FACP, is turning the agency's attention toward animal feed.
October 2019

Should surgeons be allowed to prescribe antibiotics without assistance?

fellow or the attending to make the antibiotic change since the whole team is scrubbed in the OR. ... This is of critical importance considering the rising challenge of antibiotic resistance in postoperative patients.”. .
October 2019

Resist the urge to overtreat bacteriuria

antibiotic resistance. ... Along with concerns about resistance, an antibiotic can weaken the birth control pill's effectiveness, can have side effects such as C.
July 2019

Overuse from flu to you

Overuse from flu to you. Antibiotic overuse is a big problem: it contributes to antibiotic resistance, changes the distribution of beneficial bacteria within our bodies, and, more generally, is an example ... what the true diagnosis is, and prescribes
October 2019

Our slow motion pandemic

The CDC released its latest edition of Vital Signs, which is dedicated to the problem of antibiotic resistance (AR) among health care-acquired infection (HAI). ... Ironically, an unhealthy focus on CAUTI can drive testing and treatment practices that can
October 2019

Killing antimicrobial stewardship (part 2)

that stewardship not development of new drugs is the ultimate solution to the antibiotic resistance crisis.
October 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. ... Howden said. The two big predictors of failure of eradication are poor adherence to treatment regimens and antibiotic resistance (particularly
July 2018

Guidelines should rarely become rules

Now imagine you are an infectious disease expert. You rarely see pharyngitis patients, but you are worried constantly about antibiotic resistance.
October 2019

QD: News Every Day--CDC campaign doesn't slow inappropriate antibiotic use

Prevention (CDC) aimed at Michigan physicians and consumers on the dangers of antibiotic overuse. ... Using antibiotics when they are unnecessary—or treating simple infections with drugs that should be reserved for the most serious infections—are
October 2019

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