Too funny to pass by without taking a photograph. And, for the record, the treadmill (or, Treadmill) seems to be permanently stuck on a slight incline. From my gym.
In my ongoing quest to show that “antibiotic” is a word that does more harm than good to public health outreach, I frequently encounter people on the Internet who insist that confusion over antibiotic efficacy is not due, at all, … Continue reading
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Print this poster for your waiting room: anti-infectives-poster.pdf. It introduces your waiting patients to the vocabulary you will use later. Notice how it does not have the word “antibiotics”. Patients with viral or bacterial infections will see that treatment for … Continue reading
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