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QD: News Every Day--Doctors balance patient's respiratory infections vs. drug resistance

QD: News Every Day--Doctors balance patient's respiratory infections vs. drug resistance. ... Patients who were treated with antibiotics for nonspecific acute respiratory infections were not at increased risk of severe adverse drug events and had a small
November 2020

New strategies required to battle antibiotic overuse

There are really only four clear indications for antibiotics related to respiratory infections: adult ear infections, the minority of sinus infections, certain patients with strep throat, and patients with pneumonia," Dr. ... Linder was a co-investigator,
April 2017

Old Blood = Bad Blood?

Old Blood = Bad Blood? Transfusions with blood that is 29+ days old are twice as likely to lead to nosocomial infections-- including pneumonia, upper respiratory infections and sepsis-- as transfusions with
November 2020

QD: News Every Day--Poster-sized commitment to fewer antibiotics offers modest reduction for prescriptions

Displaying poster-sized commitment letters in the exam room to encourage proper antibiotic prescribing decreased inappropriate uses for acute respiratory infections, a study found. ... The poster-sized commitment letters featured text about a commitment
November 2020

QD: News Every Day--Retail clinics filling a gap for simple care

S. Peaks visits occurred in October and November, as clients sought flu vaccines, and to a lesser extent, treatment upper respiratory infections. ... The most common reasons for visits included vaccines, upper respiratory infections, ear infections,
November 2020

Flu, light, and the truth

The “flu” refers to an upper respiratory infection caused by a small group of closely related viruses. ... The problem is, we often refer to any severe upper respiratory illness as “the flu” (while referring to less severe cases as “a cold”),
November 2020

QD: News Every Day--Gum flavoring may prevent kid's ear infections

can prevent AOM in children without acute upper respiratory infections. ... during respiratory infection (RR 0.92; 95% CI 0.59 to 1.46).
November 2020

What economic theory can teach us about retail clinics

Early evidence suggests that both effects may be at play. In a recent analysis of where patients sought care for low-acuity conditions, such as upper respiratory infections and urinary tract ... For scenarios such as uncomplicated upper respiratory
June 2016

Inconvenient disagreement

Saying no makes me feel good and dissatisfies the patient. Often, if the contraindicated care is provided by a broad range of providers anyway (e.g., antibiotics for viral upper respiratory ... infections), my refusal does no good.
November 2020

QD: News Every Day--Try an indirect approach for inappropriate antibiotics

QD: News Every Day--Try an indirect approach for inappropriate antibiotics. While experts suggest that doctors directly ask patients whether they expect to receive antibiotics for upper respiratory infections, family physicians
November 2020

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