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Poster of drugs that kill things (Ebola version)

Because the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital recently sent an Ebola patient home with antibacterials, I decided to update my guide to pills that kill things: I added Ebola to list of sample viruses. Some viruses can sometimes be killed with … Continue reading

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Evidence-based antibiotic usage

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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How doctors can reduce antibiotic demands from patients

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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