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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
October 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
October 2019

Further thoughts on CRE: "Once in a Lifetime" edition

Talking Heads. It's been a busy week in antibiotic resistance. From Tuesday's MMWR early release identifying terrifyingly large increases in CRE until today, there has been non-stop media ... First, as I said earlier this week, we need a national
October 2019

Can we stop the superbugs?

This issue covers antibiotic resistance among bacteria, ways to teach ambulatory care during a hospital residency, and a pair of stories about geriatrics. ... How do you deal with antibiotic resistance in your community? What are your thoughts on
May 2017

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
October 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”.
October 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.
October 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.
October 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

QD: News Every Day--'Soft' pneumonia diagnosis on the rise, including cases without classic criteria

use of antibacterials, which leads to antibiotic resistance. ... of resistance.”.
October 2019

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