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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

Unwind the ‘story’ to diagnose asthma, allergies

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
July 2016

Experts discuss crisis of antimicrobial resistance

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
September 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

New info on common outpatient infections

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
July 2008

Infectious disease doctors tackle bad bugs with fewer drugs

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
January 2008

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