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Parent pressure makes a difference. For pediatric care, a study showed that doctors prescribe antibiotics 62% of the time if they perceive parents expect them and 7% of the time if they feel parents do not expect them.
Appropriately administered antibiotic prophylaxis reduces the incidence of surgical wound infection. Prophylaxis is uniformly recommended for all clean-contaminated, contaminated and dirty procedures. It is considered optional for most clean procedures, although it may be indicated for certain patients and clean procedures that fulfill specific risk criteria.
originally posted by: Fargoth
a reply to: grainofsand
Oh your going to use condescending words that's cute and totally a sign of intelligence. I'm probably smarter than you are, I just avoid arguing and crap talking on the internet. Maybe your just a moron who has no idea whats going on besides what you read? Going to infer your opinion is fact? OK. then you most likely really are stupid.
originally posted by: snowspirit
It'll cost lives at some point, when they no longer work.
“We’re at a very precarious point simply because we don’t have any new drugs coming on board,” Wright told Global News.
But if the drugs aren’t evolving, the bugs are: There’s a growing number of “superbugs” that can’t be treated by the existing antibiotics in our arsenal.