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Discuss the misuse of antibiotics in the clinical setting. How does this misuse play a role in antibiotic resistance? (USLO 9.5)Creative Commons 1999-2019, Rice University. Openstax College Microbiology. Retrieved from: o
LaTonya StemleyLaTonya StemleySep 3, 2019Local: Sep 3 at 9:11pm<br>Course: Sep 3 at 10:11pmManage Discussion EntryHi Lareshar,It is very important the correct drug is chosen for patients. Fast actin tinactin is anantifungal ointment or spray and would not be prescribed for streptococcal infection. oCollapse SubdiscussionJacqueline BrionesJacqueline BrionesSep 5, 2019Local: Sep 5 at 10:29pm<br>Course: Sep 5 at 11:29pmManage Discussion EntryHi lareshar,I agree with you on the reasons why misuse of drugs can lead to resistance once thefuture. I like the term you used “sub-therapeutic dosing.” This is also a huge issue that can cause future drug resistance. Prescribing too little of an antibiotic can prevent the patient from being cured of the infection and temporarily help symptoms but at the same time lower their resistance. Eriko YamaguchiEriko YamaguchiSep 6, 2019Local: Sep 6 at 1:12pm<br>Course: Sep 6 at 2:12pmManage Discussion Entry
Christina MunozChristina MunozSep 6, 2019Local: Sep 6 at 9:34pm<br>Course: Sep 6 at 10:34pmManage Discussion EntryHi Kristi, I like the figure you shared. It has very basic information that we can share with patients. Although it seems basic and would think most people do not take antibioticsevery time they feel sick, it surprising how many do. Either because they "demand"