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Relearning what we knew: Antibiotics don't help in sinus infections

A sick patient pleading for antibiotics may be misguided, but he's rarely in the mood for a lesson about the medical literature and the potential harms to society of antibiotic ... The risk of all this antibiotic use is an acceleration of the increasing
May 2021

Changing antibiotic prescribing not a one-step process

It's hard for a physician to ‘unlearn’ everything about prescribing antibiotics, but doctors are taking the new lessons to heart in order to stave off antibiotic resistance. ... Antibiotics should be used judiciously, but in clinical practice, this
September 2012

QD: News Every Day--Simple guidelines decreased unneeded antibiotics

QD: News Every Day--Simple guidelines decreased unneeded antibiotics. Simple guidelines disseminated by the media, medical societies and the Internet significantly reduced antibiotic prescriptions in Quebec for three years compared with ... In 2004,
May 2021

Digging in the dirt for antibiotics

Digging in the dirt for antibiotics. Not a week goes by without some claim of a new miracle antibiotic. ... However, an article in the New York Times describing a “powerful new antibiotic” piqued my interest.
May 2021

WHO says new antibiotics are needed

through good hygiene and vaccination); how many treatment options remain; and whether new antibiotics to treat them are already in the R&D pipeline.”. ... The “money” quote comes from Michael Gilmore: “The bottom line is that the economic model
May 2021

Antibiotic resistance is a global problem

however, prevention is not the main strategy to control resistance because antibiotic use also needs to be controlled.”. ... The authors and the journal should be congratulated. Let’s hope it moves the needle towards more recognition and funding for
May 2021

A plague upon unneeded antibiotics

Antibiotics are one of medicine's towering achievements and have saved millions of lives. ... However, I am not referring to prescribing antibiotics when the clinical situation is unclear.
May 2021

New diabetes drug, LABA for COPD, skin antibiotic approved

This update covers approval of a sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitor for diabetes, a once-daily long-acting beta-adrenergic agonist (LABA) for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and a new intravenous drug for bacterial skin and
October 2014

$1.2 billion requested for antibiotic resistance!

$1.2 billion requested for antibiotic resistance! “You don't tug on superman's cape. ... $47 million would go to FDA to evaluate new drugs and monitor livestock antibiotics use. •
May 2021

QD: News Every Day--Elderly women inappropriately given antibiotics for suspected UTIs

Nearly half of older women diagnosed with a urinary tract infection (UTI) in an emergency department setting did not have confirmatory findings on urine culture and were given antibiotics inappropriately, a ... Of the remaining 66 with negative cultures,
May 2021

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