Hutchinson Health Physicians are being stewards of this recommendation from the CDC in regard to antibiotics and when their use is appropriate.
Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem and the main cause of this problem is misuse of antibiotics. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work program works to make sure antibiotics are prescribed only when they are needed and used as they should. The Get Smart program focuses on common illnesses that account for most of the antibiotic prescriptions written for children and adults in doctors’ offices and other outpatient settings.
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