October 11, 2017
C. Buddy Creech, MD, MPH
Inappropriate antibiotic prescribing rates increased 12 months after behavioral interventions stopped when compared with control practices, according to findings recently published in JAMA.
“At least one in three antibiotic prescriptions for acute respiratory infections in the U.S. is unnecessary,” Jason N. Doctor, PhD, department chair of health policy and management at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, told Healio Family Medicine.
October 10, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Exposing infants with respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis to secondhand smoke increases their risk of inflammation, while suppressing T and B…
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Despite clinical guidelines advising against the practice, nearly half of elderly patients presenting to a PCP for a nonbacterial acute upper respiratory infection were…
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