This disease drives much prescribing everywhere and we should be alert to opportunities to influence our surgical colleagues to adopt an evidence based approach to limiting antibiotic use.
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 or without antibiotics, but still many GPs and surgeons prefer to use antibiotics. How do we get the word across?
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