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This year during Be Medicinewise week the National Prescribing Service (NPS) is encouraging clinicians to promote Australians taking charge of their health by being medicinewise, and raising awareness on the importance of having conversations about medicines. Be Medicinewise week (last week!) suggested clinicians ask patients to keep in mind 3 key pieces of advice to take control […]
It’s well known that rates of antibiotic resistance differ between countries and that previous exposure to antibiotics increases resistance. A recent study in the BMJ looked at rates of resistance in paediatric UTI’s across the globe.
New Australasian Society of Infectious Diseases guidelines for the treatment of Clostridium difficile have been published in the Internal Medicine Journal this month. The guidelines provide management advice for C. difficile in adults and children in both hospital and community settings.
Studies of an indigenous tribe from the Amazon who had no previous contact with Europeans have shown you can!