Antibiotic Stewardship

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prescription practices
medical records
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
treatment
woman blowing nose
treatment
05/02/2022
In this week’s COVID-19 roundup, coverage includes the pandemic’s impact on antimicrobial resistance, the persistence of COVID-19 symptoms following infection, a potential treatment for respiratory viruses,...
05/02/2022
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

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Treatment
Treatment
11/12/2021
Antibiotic resistance is one of the largest public health challenges in the United States and is a global health threat. What treatment options do we need in order to combat this public health challenge? ...
11/12/2021
Medical prescription
Medical prescription
01/01/2020
What type of antibiotics do you prefer to prescribe to adult patients who are transitioning to outpatient therapy? Take the poll to let us know.
01/01/2020
ear infection
ear infection
11/09/2019
Antibiotics are commonly prescribed to children for the treatment of acute otitis media. Does the concern of antibiotic resistance impact the way you would manage a child who has this infection? Let us know...
11/09/2019
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

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
sepsis
sepsis
07/14/2021
The continuation of proper care once a patient with sepsis is discharged from the hospital is critical in reducing the risk of rehospitalization and mortality. Stephanie Parks Taylor, MD, answers our...
07/14/2021
Pneumonia
Pneumonia
11/04/2020
The researchers of a recent study examined how 170 US hospitals utilized urinary antigen testing, as well as the impact this testing has on antibiotic de-escalation. Study author Jennifer Schimmel, MD,...
11/04/2020
Antibiotic Resistance
Antibiotic Resistance
03/18/2020
Researchers from the CDC’s Office of Antibiotic Stewardship have determined that outpatient antibiotic prescription rates in the United States have decreased in recent years. In this Q&A, the Office...
03/18/2020
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