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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

Test yourself

Owing to the increased incidence of antibiotic resistance, topical antibiotics should not be used as monotherapy. ... Benzoyl peroxide is available over the counter and is an excellent complement to treatment with an oral or topical antibiotic, as it
June 2020

Antibiotic stewardship

All antibiotic use carries a risk of contributing to the development of antibiotic resistance. ... In 2015, the White House released a goal to reduce inappropriate antibiotic use in outpatient settings by 50% by the year 2020.
October 2016

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. ... There's obvious concern about antibiotic resistance being a reason to limit antibiotics to people who really
July 2008

Test yourself

The duration and exact dosage of macrolide therapy are unknown. The primary concerns with long-term macrolide therapy are development of antibiotic resistance, including macrolide-resistant strains of nontuberculous mycobacteria.
August 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


Last year, President Obama signed an executive order launching federal efforts to combat the rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria. ... In addition, the president's FY 2016 budget proposed nearly doubling the amount of federal funding for combating and
June 2015

Two key questions guide H. pylori treatment

But in today's era of antibiotic resistance, the infection now requires more ammunition to be defeated. ... Howden said. The two big predictors of failure of eradication are poor adherence to treatment regimens and antibiotic resistance (particularly
July 2018


The study was not powered to detect changes in antibiotic resistance.
July 2017

Experts discuss crisis of antimicrobial resistance

Although some such tracking data are available, shortcomings in surveillance are another challenge in fighting antibiotic resistance. ... Drug resistance is responsible for at least 23,000 deaths in the U.S.
September 2015

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