Discuss the misuse of antibiotics in the clinical setting How does this misuse

Discuss the misuse of antibiotics in the clinical

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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 Stemley LaTonya Stemley Sep 3, 2019Local: Sep 3 at 9:11pm<br>Course: Sep 3 at 10:11pm Manage Discussion Entry Hi Lareshar, It is very important the correct drug is chosen for patients. Fast actin tinactin is an antifungal ointment or spray and would not be prescribed for streptococcal infection. o Collapse Subdiscussion Jacqueline Briones Jacqueline Briones Sep 5, 2019Local: Sep 5 at 10:29pm<br>Course: Sep 5 at 11:29pm Manage Discussion Entry Hi lareshar, I agree with you on the reasons why misuse of drugs can lead to resistance once the future. 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 Yamaguchi Eriko Yamaguchi Sep 6, 2019Local: Sep 6 at 1:12pm<br>Course: Sep 6 at 2:12pm Manage Discussion Entry
Christina Munoz Christina Munoz Sep 6, 2019Local: Sep 6 at 9:34pm<br>Course: Sep 6 at 10:34pm Manage Discussion Entry Hi 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 antibiotics every time they feel sick, it surprising how many do. Either because they "demand"

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