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prescription practices
05/03/2022
Antibiotic resistance is a growing concern for health care providers in the United States. Researchers examined the prescription practices of antibiotics by health care providers within various patient...
05/03/2022
obesity
obesity
03/05/2022
Carol Chelimo, PhD, and Cameron Grand, MbChB, PhD, answered our questions about their study examining the association between early exposure to antibiotics and subsequent body mass index and the likelihood...
03/05/2022
recurrent wheeze
recurrent wheeze
02/28/2022
National guidelines recommend against the use of antibiotics in the treatment of bronchiolitis. In a recent study, researchers examined how the use of azithromycin may impact the risk of post-RSV...
02/28/2022

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antibiotics
antibiotics
01/17/2020
With the concern of antibiotic resistance growing, treatment practices are being re-evaluated. What is your stance on prescribing fluoroquinolone as first-line therapy? Let us know by taking our poll.
01/17/2020
antibiotics
antibiotics
01/03/2020
In recent years, an increasing number of bacteria have become resistant to certain antibiotics. How severe do you think this issue has become? Let us know by taking our poll.
01/03/2020
antibiotics
antibiotics
11/04/2019
Do you know how long an individual with tuberculosis should receive first-line antibiotics to treat and prevent further spread of the infection? Find out by taking this pop quiz.
11/04/2019
antibiotics
antibiotics
09/03/2019
Many antibiotics are overprescribed. To prevent this and optimize antibiotic use, some practices have implemented stewardship programs. Does your practice have this type of program?
09/03/2019
antibiotics
antibiotics
01/17/2019
Of all specialties, which clinicians prescribe the most antibiotics?
01/17/2019

Clinical Insights

obesity
obesity
03/05/2022
Carol Chelimo, PhD, and Cameron Grand, MbChB, PhD, answered our questions about their study examining the association between early exposure to antibiotics and subsequent body mass index and the likelihood...
03/05/2022
antibiotics
antibiotics
12/31/2019
Drs Carlos Arango and Jennifer Andrews from the University of Florida reflect on a 1961 Consultant article about when to prescribe antibiotics to children.
12/31/2019