How to lower antibiotic use? – (06-18-04)

A Randomized Controlled Trial to Change Antibiotic Prescribing Patterns in a Community

Okay. Pediatric journals print studies that show that educating a provider to lower antibiotic use in ineffective. Does anyone else out there have any idea how to reign in the antibiotic overuse? This is not just a matter of creating antibiotic resistant bacteria. This deals with the larger problem of destroying off normal flora and thereby losing their protective and beneficial effects on our health.

Arch Pediatric Adolesc Med — Abstracts: Doyne et al. 158 (6): 577

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.