Prescribing the right drug, meaning the one that is the most effective and safest, with the narrowest spectrum and lowest cost, is 1 of 6 keys to preventing antibiotic resistance. ... There's no question that antimicrobial use drives resistance, he noted.
But the replacement antibiotic may be suboptimal and will probably be more expensive, Dr. ... Kelso said. This practice also promotes antibiotic resistance and may lead to more side effects, such as Clostridium difficile infection.“ It is not benign to
of antimicrobial resistance for the CDC and now principal for Global Public Health Consulting. ... Although some such tracking data are available, shortcomings in surveillance are another challenge in fighting antibiotic resistance.“ We have patients
ACP joins effort to combat antibiotic resistance. The Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Challenge is led by the U.S. ... Department of Health and Human Services and the CDC and calls on medical organizations, governments, and private industry to commit to
Limaye.“ What's changing in 2008, and over the past several years, has been that the resistance in uropathogens is increasing,” he said. ... Limaye said. The research also indicates that newer broad-spectrum antibiotics work no better than the old
Physicians must take steps to reduce antibiotic resistance by being more careful with how they prescribe, noted Louis Rice, FACP, chief of medical services at Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, ... Bacteriotherapy's other benefits include the fact