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A doctor seeks out a concrete diagnosis

This is just old granulomatous disease.” The pulmonologist agreed and prescribed treatment with steroids and antibiotics for presumed bronchitis. ... Still, there was no clear diagnosis. She was again treated with steroids and antibiotics, but a
July 2014

MKSAP quiz: Treating an itchy rash on hands and arm

A. Topical corticosteroids. B. Topical tacrolimus. C. Oral antibiotics. D. Topical antifungals. ... Oral antibiotics and topical antifungals cannot be used to effectively treat atopic dermatitis.
June 2009

Infectious disease doctors tackle bad bugs with fewer drugs

I'm happy to say there are some glimmers of hope for antibiotic research and development,” Dr. ... Likewise, it's the use of the antibiotic, not the type that matters.”.
January 2008

Updated warnings on fluoroquinolones, new diabetes drug

Clinicians should limit the use of these antibiotics in patients with less serious bacterial infections, such as acute bacterial sinusitis and uncomplicated urinary tract infections.
October 2016

Catch up on new COPD guidelines

noted. On the other hand, there's little good evidence to support antibiotics, with past research having failed to use placebos or to adequately exclude pneumonia. ... Concern about overuse of antibiotics has led to interest in procalcitonin-guided
June 2018

Do placebos have a place in clinical practice?

but also active agents, like vitamins or antibiotics, which are prescribed primarily to promote positive expectations. ... contingency prescription for an antibiotic in case the symptoms worsen or don't go away.
April 2009

Letters to the Editor

As for treating a possible urinary tract infection with antibiotics at the second ER visit, it was probably based on a urinalysis and not a culture. ... Another round of antibiotics for presumed pelvic inflammatory disease was again an example of losing
June 2010

Volunteer internists help to rebuild Haiti

Antimalarial medication. Antibiotic treatment in case of severe travelers' diarrhea. First-line antibiotics include those of the fluoroquinolone class, such as ciprofloxacin or levofloxacin.
May 2010

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for a skin eruption

Therefore, in a patient presenting with erythema migrans, treatment with an oral antibiotic active against localized Lyme disease and STARI, such as doxycycline, would be most appropriate.
October 2016

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP Best Practice Advice supports short courses of antibiotics for several common infections.
May 2021

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