Month: November 2019

News: When Spring Fever Was a Real Disease

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Unraveling the selective antibacterial activity and chemical composition of citrus essential oils

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Reflections on the Otolaryngologist’s Role in Opioid Stewardship

This article examines otolaryngologist contributions to the opioid epidemic and argues on behalf of limiting opioid prescription and working to make prescribing practices more consistent across disciplines. Original Article... ...

Test Your Superbug IQ

Think you’ve been keeping up with the latest news about antibiotic resistance? Now’s your chance to find out....

Podcast: A new antibiotic from nematode guts, grant funding ‘lotteries’, and butterfly genomes

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Viewpoint: A New Paradigm for New Doctors

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How One Urgent Care Doctor Fights Antibiotic Resistance

A longtime urgent care physician, Park Willis has seen firsthand the overprescribing of antibiotics in these settings. In his work with the Intermountain Healthcare system, based in Salt Lake City,

Mucocutaneous Lesions in an Adult Man Who Recently Moved From Mexico

A 66-year-old man presented to the emergency department for painful and pruritic ulcerative cutaneous lesions involving his back, nose, lips, and mucosal lesions involving his oral cavity and oropharynx. What

CDC Updates Guidelines to Improve Hospital Antibiotic Use

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Programs to include more specific recommendations around the seven essential components of programs