Antibiotic Stewardship Program Proves Antibiotics Are Not Always The Answer

October 10, 2014 7:36 AM

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Antibiotic Stewardship Program Proves Antibiotics Are Not Always The Answer

When doctors followed the recommendation to take their pediatric patients off unnecessary antibiotics it remarkably reduced readmission rates without also increasing the amount time they would have to ultimately spend in the hospital.

Well, in light of the recent developments in the study of antibiotic resistant bacteria, doctors were told to monitor children being treated with antibiotics and to take the kids of the medications when they didn’t absolutely need them.

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