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New Antibiotic Stewardship Study in the Lancet

August 5, 2021/0/0/

There’s a new study in the Lancet today. The takeaway: Strategies to reduce inappropriate antibiotic prescribing can result in short-term reductions in resistance; however, these strategies alone might be insufficient to prevent the increase in antibiotic resistance. Antibiotic prescribing in health care has been the mainstay of antibiotic stewardship, but this is only one component […]

Bacterial Resistance, infectious disease, News, shared articles

Another tick bite, ugh.

June 26, 2019/0/0/

Another tick bite, ugh. My medical response experience has been stellar here in CT, no complaints. But not everyone is so lucky. I’ve been bitten by ticks 4 times in the last two years (I live in New Haven, not far from Lyme, CT, where Lyme disease took its name.) One of them was a […]

infectious disease, Lords of Pestilence, medical complaints, shared articles