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QD: News Every Day--'Soft' pneumonia diagnosis on the rise, including cases without classic criteria

use of antibacterials, which leads to antibiotic resistance. ... of resistance.”.
November 2019

IDSA's strep pharyngitis guideline disappoints me

They do a nice review of the appropriate literature, but then decide that without clear evidence of benefit we should avoid antibiotics and the risk of furthering antibiotic resistance. ... F. necrophorum is the causative agent of most cases of
November 2019

Excess mortality in CRKp: a non-randomized (fortunately) trial

This changed with the 2013 CDC Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report which provided the public with the number 23,000. ... To answer these important questions, a group of investigators formed The Consortium on Resistance against Carbapenems in K.
November 2019

What we talk about when we talk about MDR-GNR

CRE). This isn’t an indictment of the hospitals or their labs, it simply reflects the fact that drug-resistance among Gram-negative organisms is extraordinarily complex, and the molecular methods ... Let’s hope that the $30 million CDC budget
November 2019

‘Unlearning’ how to prescribe antibiotics

rate of resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Europe, along with high rates of antibiotic prescribing. ... Decreased antibiotic utilization after implementation of a guideline for inpatient cellulitis and cutaneous abscess.
September 2012

Relearning what we knew: Antibiotics don't help in sinus infections

In fact, almost one-fifth of antibiotic prescriptions are given for patients with sinus infections (sinusitis). ... NDM-1: No drug matters (my most recent post about antibiotic resistance). .
November 2019

Azithromycin might kill you, but that's not why you shouldn't take it

The risk of Clostridium difficile infection and the risk of antibiotic resistance is much greater than the miniscule risk of a fatal rhythm abnormality. ... F.D.A. Raises Heart Alert on Antibiotic in Wide Use (New York Times).
November 2019

Resist the urge to overtreat bacteriuria

antibiotic resistance. ... Along with concerns about resistance, an antibiotic can weaken the birth control pill's effectiveness, can have side effects such as C.
July 2019

Need grows for antimicrobial stewardship

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.
July 2015

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

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
November 2018

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