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 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prophylactic antibiotics cut risk of anti-EGFR skin rash

(HealthDay)—For patients receiving anti-epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) treatment, the risk of developing skin rash is reduced for those taking prophylactic antibiotics, according to a review published online May ...

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