Antibiotic Deprescribing: Spanish General Practitioners’ Views on a New Strategy to Reduce Inappropriate Use of Antibiotics in Primary Care

To curb antibiotic resistance (ABR), a common strategy of adhering to full course of antibiotics is accepted worldwide. Irrespective of the progress of disease or recovery from symptoms, the patients are instructed to take antibiotics for a fixed number of days. Recent evidences question this approach by showing the correlation…

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Antibiotic Combinations Reduce Staphylococcus Aureus Clearance

The spread of antibiotic resistance has increased interest in combination-based treatments. Despite extensive research into the effects of drug combinations on bacterial growth, Much less is known about their effects on bacterial long-term clearance, particularly at cidal, clinically relevant concentrations. The authors systematically quantify Staphylococcus aureus survival during prolonged exposure…

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Community engagement: The Key to Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Across a One Health Context?

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a One Health problem underpinned by complex drivers and behaviours. This is particularly so in low – and middle-income countries (LMICs), where social and systemic factors fuel (mis)use and drive AMR. Behavioural change around antimicrobial use could safeguard both existing and future treatments. However, changing behaviour…

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Public Knowledge, Practices, and Awareness of Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance in Myanmar: The First National Mobile Phone Panel Survey

Antimicrobial resistance is a global public health challenge. In 2015, World Health Organization urged all its member states to develop respective national action plans to curb this crisis. In response to this, the Ministry of Health and Sports, Myanmar, published the National Action Plan for Containment of AMR in Myanmar…

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