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Managing superbugs in your community

Internists are poised to assume a key role in tackling the increasingly formidable threat of antibiotic resistance. ... I think our focus on the antibiotic resistance, certainly in the U.S.
May 2017

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
January 2020

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
January 2020

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
January 2020

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
January 2020

‘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

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”.
January 2020

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.
January 2020

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.
January 2020

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.
January 2020

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