How to Avoid Inappropriate use of Antimicrobials?
29 Nov, 3:30 PM
WHO has declared that Antimicrobial Resistance is one of the top 10 global public health threats facing humanity. Misuse and overuse of antimicrobials are the main drivers in the development of drug-resistant pathogens. Penicillin-resistant pneumococci, multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis, methicillin-resistant and S. aureus (MRSA) are the most common antibiotic-resistant bacteria examples in hospital settings. Why do clinicians prescribe antibiotics inappropriately? We know — but do not always follow — established clinical guidelines for appropriate antibiotic use. Let us reiterate on the consequences with a case-by-case understanding of How to Avoid Inappropriate Antimicrobial use with Dr. Tushar Shah!
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