Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Oral antibiotics noninferior to IV for bone, joint infection

(HealthDay)—For patients being treated for bone or joint infection, oral antibiotics are noninferior to intravenous antibiotics, according to a study published in the Jan. 31 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Oral antibiotics may raise risk of kidney stones

Pediatric researchers have found that children and adults treated with some oral antibiotics have a significantly higher risk of developing kidney stones. This is the first time that these medicines have been linked to this ...

Surgery

Oral antibiotics cut risk of SSI in colorectal CA resection

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing left colon and rectal cancer resections, the addition of oral antibiotics to mechanical bowel preparation (MBP) is associated with a reduced rate of surgical site infections (SSIs), according ...

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