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QD: News Every Day--NSAIDs may play a role in developing new antibiotics

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
May 2021

Should surgeons be allowed to prescribe antibiotics without assistance?

These concerns drive a more conservative approach to antibiotic decision making leading to unnecessary and prolonged courses of antibiotics. ... This is of critical importance considering the rising challenge of antibiotic resistance in postoperative
May 2021

Dead people don't get bronchitis, or antibiotic resistance

Dead people don't get bronchitis, or antibiotic resistance. It was during my residency that the first indication of heart toxicity of antibiotics affected me personally. ... in which he admits the potential risk of this kind of antibiotics, but questions
May 2021

Need grows for antimicrobial stewardship

Antibiotic stewardship, when use is improved, not only saves lives, it lowers costs, he said. ... Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, as practical advice in managing proper antibiotic use:.
July 2015

Drugs come up short for doctors, patients

Dobsevage determined that tetracycline was likely the only oral antibiotic that might combat the resistant bacteria involved. ... Other frequently affected drug categories included antibiotics and cardiovascular and central nervous system drugs.
May 2012

Miserable symptoms mark chronic sinusitis

If there is infection, diagnosing the specific pathogen and treating it with the optimal antibiotic is key,” Dr. ... Any antibiotic regimen, he said, should be based on endoscopically directed cultures, not nasal swabs.
January 2011

A tasty potential solution to recurrent Clostridium difficile

Bakken. “When [C. difficile] convert to a spore-form stage, then the antibiotic agents have no impact on their survival. ... To trick the bacteria, Dr. Bakken came up with a staggered, tapered antibiotic withdrawal regimen.
October 2014

Data drive debate over antivirals, theory vs. practice

We weren't particularly surprised to see fairly high rates of antibiotic prescribing. ... that prescribing antibiotics up front to patients with flu makes no difference,” he said.
October 2014

Improving in-hospital handoffs | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

Arora. Anticipatory guidance. Rather than “CIS and start abx” (culture if spikes and start antibiotics), consider more specific guidance, like “If patient has continued fever, start vancomycin,” so the incoming physician ... Error-prone
April 2019

Dermatology lessons learned, warts and all

Acne with hirsutism is especially tough to treat, she added. “I throw everything at it—keratolytics, antibiotics and anti-inflammatories,” Dr. ... The most important treatment is sun protection, followed by topical or oral antibiotics like
June 2009

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