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Antibiotic prophylaxis isn't needed for removal of below-the-knee implants

saline placebo. The 470 randomized patients were from 19 hospitals in The Netherlands and patients were excluded if they had active infection, fistula or were receiving antibiotics. ... definitions define SSI based on receipt of antibiotic treatment,
May 2021

QD: News Every Day--Try an indirect approach for inappropriate antibiotics

QD: News Every Day--Try an indirect approach for inappropriate antibiotics. While experts suggest that doctors directly ask patients whether they expect to receive antibiotics for upper respiratory infections, family physicians ... The doctors reported
May 2021

QD: News Every Day--Heart drugs and antidepressant use rises while antibiotic prescription decline, CDC reports

QD: News Every Day--Heart drugs and antidepressant use rises while antibiotic prescription decline, CDC reports. ... The prescribing of antibiotics during medical visits for cold symptoms declined 39% between 1995-1996 and 2009-2010;. •
May 2021

Why I won't prescribe you antibiotics

Why I won't prescribe you antibiotics. At least a few times a year I am asked to prescribe antibiotics to people who are not my patients. ... It might be tempting for one of our staff to ask me for antibiotics because “I have another UTI.” My
May 2021

Tiny ticks, big myths: Lyme disease pearls

There is no advantage to using other antibiotics, such as azithromycin, clarithromycin, and cefixime, said Dr. ... Pearl No. 4: There is no indication to give antibiotics to patients with post-Lyme disease syndrome.
June 2017

When you demand antibiotics, you hurt us all

When you demand antibiotics, you hurt us all. The discovery of penicillin was a perceived as a miracle. ... It’s my fault, and yours. Despite the medical facts, our perception of antibiotics as miracle drugs persists.
May 2021

Antibiotic discovery, or how focusing on supply while ignoring demand is doomed to fail

Antibiotic discovery, or how focusing on supply while ignoring demand is doomed to fail. ... I think of antimicrobial resistance the same way. Demand is the need for broad-spectrum antibiotics based on resistance levels in the community and supply is the
May 2021

QD: News Every Day--CDC defines scope of antibiotic resistance, outlines what health care providers can do

Up to 50 percent of all the antibiotics prescribed for people are not needed or are not prescribed appropriately, the agency said in a report, Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United ... Four core actions to fight antibiotic resistance include
May 2021

After splenectomy, clots join infection as potential risks

Given the high risk of postsplenectomy infection, if there's a fever over 101F, administer parenteral antibiotics and obtain blood cultures," she said. ... If they don't respond quickly to antibiotics," Dr. Tavakkoli said, "you can seek out care at the
April 2017

Heartburn bugs have become antibiotic-resistant

Heartburn bugs have become antibiotic-resistant. H. pylori dominated the gastroenterological news in the 1990s, and despite it disappearing from the front pages, it remains a common and important clinical problem.
May 2021

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