Antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance is an increasing problem that we all must do our part to stave off. You must of course use antibiotics whenever it’s necessary, but at the same time you should work with your doctor to limit the use of antibiotics, and use them correctly whenever they are prescribed. Also remember that you never need antibiotics to fight viruses! That never works, ever!

Would you like to know more? Ventolas articles on the subject are a good place to start: part one and part two

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Ventola C. L. (2015). The antibiotic resistance crisis: part 1: causes and threats. P & T : a peer-reviewed journal for formulary management, 40(4), 277–283.

Ventola C. L. (2015). The antibiotic resistance crisis: part 2: management strategies and new agents. P & T : a peer-reviewed journal for formulary management, 40(5), 344–352.