Monthly Archives: December 2015

Excellent new Lancet series of tuberculosis papers

See this recent Lancet edition.  Article list below. Editorial comment Richard Horton et al (excerpt) : This latest Lancet Series is led by Salmaan Keshavjee, from Harvard Medical School’s Department of Global Health and Social Medicine. He helped bring together … Continue reading

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Relative mortality risk from antibiotic use compared

Originally posted on AIMED – Let's talk about antibiotics:
Much time is spent discussing the development of antimicrobial resistance and changes to the microbiome but perhaps should we should also focus on the potential for patient mortality.  Based on best current…

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Let’s stop using antibiotics for uncomplicated diverticulitis

Originally posted on AIMED – Let's talk about antibiotics:
Guest posting : Dr Daniel Isacson, local GP (ex Swedish researcher) The evidence is out and there is no proven benefit in recovery or complication rates in treating these patients with…

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