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QD: News Every Day--CDC campaign doesn't slow inappropriate antibiotic use

Prevention (CDC) aimed at Michigan physicians and consumers on the dangers of antibiotic overuse. ... Using antibiotics when they are unnecessary—or treating simple infections with drugs that should be reserved for the most serious infections—are
November 2019

Great news from CDC! Help me understand it

an interesting MMWR Vital Signs report highlighting CDC's efforts to control emerging antibiotic resistance (AR) phenotypes (main focus being carbapenem-resistance in Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (CRPA). ... By improving their
November 2019

To medical students considering primary care

You have to learn to say "no" to people who seek drugs, who want an antibiotic, to drug reps who want you to prescribe their products, and to insurance companies that ... I deal daily with the consequences of people-pleasing PCPs, who addict their
November 2019

Further thoughts on CRE: "Once in a Lifetime" edition

Talking Heads. It's been a busy week in antibiotic resistance. From Tuesday's MMWR early release identifying terrifyingly large increases in CRE until today, there has been non-stop media ... First, as I said earlier this week, we need a national
November 2019

Changing antibiotic prescribing not a one-step process

It's hard for a physician to ‘unlearn’ everything about prescribing antibiotics, but doctors are taking the new lessons to heart in order to stave off antibiotic resistance. ... Charlotte Huff discusses current efforts to better tailor antibiotic
September 2012

Untreatable gonorrhea, the next infectious threat

Third generation cephalosporins are now the last antibiotic family to which gonorrhea is susceptible. ... I've written before about the emerging problem of bacterial antibiotic resistance.
November 2019

Why I oppose home strep testing

Why I oppose home strep testing. Recently I read this tweet, “home strep test likely to reduce inconvenience, cost, strep complications, unneeded antibiotic and antibiotic resistance #medx”.
November 2019

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.
November 2019

The fusobacterium story as of 2018

Does Fusobacterium really cause pharyngitis? Would antibiotics prevent Lemierre Syndrome? Antibiotics have significant problems and we have an antibiotic resistance problem.
November 2019

‘PharManure’ and some drugs to hate the most

Drugs that made this doctor's least-most-wanted list, presented at Internal Medicine 2012, included those that increase costs without improving care, or that raise the risk of antibiotic resistance. ... Knight said. One garden-variety antibiotic, on the
June 2012

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