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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.
May 2021

Oral or intravenous antibiotics for bone and heart valve infections?

Long term treatment with IV antibiotics can be logistically difficult. Consider these two pretty common scenarios:. ... The practice of using prolonged courses of IV antibiotics for these serious infections is strongly ingrained in us.
May 2021

‘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

Infectious diseases

There was limited evidence of altered antibiotic use with viral testing, the guideline stated, and little current evidence showing that the practice affects antibiotic management.
May 2021

New antibiotics may change inpatient skin infection treatment

There's been a rash of antibiotic approvals for skin and soft-tissue infections in recent months. ... The new antibiotics are among the few treatment options for infections resistant to existing drugs, he noted.
October 2014

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
May 2021

Overtreatment alert! Antibiotics fuel medical overutilization

Why are antibiotics prescribed so casually and so frequently? Choose from the following answers. ... New & improved chief complaint: "I need an antibiotic.". Medical overutilization is my chief complaint. .
May 2021

QD: News Every Day--Poster-sized commitment to fewer antibiotics offers modest reduction for prescriptions

QD: News Every Day--Poster-sized commitment to fewer antibiotics offers modest reduction for prescriptions. ... 20% absolute reduction in inappropriate antibiotic prescribing rate relative to control (P=0.02).
May 2021

Antibiotic duration is a Goldilocks problem

Antibiotic duration is a Goldilocks problem. Antibiotics save lives, but antibiotics can have negative effects. ... Of note, a recent clinical trial found that using fever resolution to guide stopping antibiotics in community acquired pneumonia halved
May 2021

QD: News Every Day--NSAIDs, antibiotics make little difference for cough in acute bronchitis

QD: News Every Day--NSAIDs, antibiotics make little difference for cough in acute bronchitis. ... 1 patient in the antibiotic group had a digestive hemorrhage that required an ICU admission.
May 2021

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