The majority of patients with recurrent Clostridium difficile-associated infection recover after undergoing fecal transplantation via colonoscopy.
The CDC has launched a new electronic system that will enable hospitals to track antibiotic use and compare performance with other hospitals in efforts to curb growing rates of antibiotic drug resistance.
Antibiotics have become an essential aspect patient treatment, but many clinicians have trouble deciding when these medications are appropriate to prescribe.
Considered “magic bullets” when they first arrived on the scene, antibiotics must be used appropriately to protect their effectiveness.
Resistance has compromised the effectiveness of all ophthalmic antibiotics, but new topical treatment options are available.