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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

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
August 2019

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
August 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
August 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
August 2019

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
August 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

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”.
August 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.
August 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.
August 2019

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