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Antibiotic resistance--should we blame primary care or ICU physicians?

Even if we overused these antibiotics, we are unlikely to contribute to the antibiotic resistance problem. ... The antibiotic resistance problem is not a problem secondary to giving amoxicillin to sore throat patients.
December 2019

Antibiotic resistance is a global problem

The Lancet Infectious Diseases Commission on Antibiotic Resistance led by Otto Cars from the Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control has published “Antibiotic resistance—the need for global solutions.” The stated ... goal of this 42-page
December 2019

QD: News Every Day--FDA toughens rule meant to stop antibiotic resistance

QD: News Every Day--FDA toughens rule meant to stop antibiotic resistance. ... Cephalosporins will be used in livestock only for very specific exceptions, after years of debate about the role of antibiotic resistance in farming and how it leads to new
December 2019

New strategies required to battle antibiotic overuse

First among those consequences is the growth of antibiotic resistance. According to the CDC, at least two million people each year in the United States are infected with bacteria that are ... Spellberg said. "Every physician you talk to will know that we
April 2017

Superbug threat lurks in sewer

Superbug threat lurks in sewer. The threat of antibiotic resistance is attributed mainly to the overprescribing and overuse of antibiotics, but a new study explores a new, often-overlooked, danger: sewage ... Since sewage sludge is often used as
December 2019

Antibiotics and principles for best use

Antibiotics and principles for best use. As physicians we worry about antibiotic resistance. ... Antibiotic resistance is a growing public health concern in the US.
December 2019

Meager and unsatisfactory

Meager and unsatisfactory. It’s nice to see antimicrobial resistance featured in a Sunday New York Times editorial—nothing that we haven’t already covered in a recent post by Eli ... Meager and unsatisfactory” is a great description of the status
December 2019

Lifesaving antibiotics losing power due to resistant germs

Lifesaving antibiotics losing power due to resistant germs. The single most important medicine ever discovered is the antibiotic. ... Now many medical advances that we take for granted, including cancer treatment, surgery, transplantation and neonatal
December 2019

Mycobacterium chimaera: How big is the iceberg? And about that iceberg ...

I'll bet the image of an iceberg is the most common single image used in presentations about infection prevention and antibiotic resistance (possibly several other fields, too).
December 2019

The IDSA takes an admirable position in not endorsing the new sepsis guidelines

Their other major points include inadequate guidance on the use of procalcitonin, especially to limit antibiotic duration. ... I believe that injudicious antibiotic use in the ICU represents the greatest danger for antibiotic resistance.
December 2019

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