with use of NSAIDs, to treat Helicobacter pylori along with certain antibiotics, and to treat conditions where the stomach makes too much acid, including Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
A course of antibiotics did not improve her symptoms. She returned to the emergency department during a bout of abdominal pain, and was referred to a gynecologist. ... A pelvic ultrasound was unremarkable, and she was prescribed a second course of
Often, if there are no other markers than inflammation, patients with fever will get several rounds of antibiotics [from an internist] before the internist thinks something else might be going on,”
Studies have shown that, contrary to concerns from the physician community, retail clinics appear to provide equal quality care to physicians' offices in terms of antibiotic prescribing in concordance with guidelines, ... Dr. Mehrotra said. “We haven't
There are also important distinctions between measures focused on incentivizing physicians to “do more” (e.g., prescribing medication, obtaining screening) versus “do less” (e.g., not prescribing antibiotics for uncomplicated acute
Photo by Thinkstock. A recall of rapid gram-negative combo panels by Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics because they may produce incorrect results for certain antibiotics.
She required percutaneous drainage and hospitalization for intravenous antibiotics, and the metastatic lesions progressed. ... Soon after initiation of treatment, the patient develops pneumonia, and intubation with ventilation for a few days is needed
diff than taking a PPI. A sick, elderly person taking antibiotics is already at risk for C. ... Risk of Clostridium difficile infection with acid suppressing drugs and antibiotics: meta-analysis.
That's why 90% of the 60 EVALI cases in the report in The Lancet received antibiotics. ... Clinicians often treated EVALI patients for community-acquired pneumonia, typically prescribing a few days of antibiotics, Dr.
But in today's era of antibiotic resistance, the infection now requires more ammunition to be defeated. ... In general, avoid reusing the same antibiotics again when first-line therapy fails, Dr.