Health

Poll: Hypothetical anthrax attack and antibiotics

In a national poll aimed at helping with planning efforts for a public health response to a possible bioterrorism attack, researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) have found that, in response to a fictional ...

Dentistry

Guidelines issued to prevent infection with dental work

(HealthDay)—Practitioners might consider discontinuing prophylactic antibiotics for patients with prosthetic implants undergoing dental procedures, and these patients should be encouraged to maintain appropriate oral hygiene, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Antibiotic stewardship program improves antibiotic use in china

(HealthDay)—An antibiotic stewardship program with pharmacist participation can promote improved antibiotic use and decrease costs in clean urological procedures, according to a study published in the August issue of the ...

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