This talk will highlight common infectious disease issues seen in the primary care clinic. Topics will include diagnosis and management of community-acquired pneumonia, acute bronchitis, rhinosinusitis, and urinary tract infections. The focus will be on practical approaches for management of these conditions with an emphasis on medical decision-making and rational antibiotic selection.
In this activity, Dr. Gupta will discuss how to effectively handle acute respiratory infections without over-prescribing antibiotics. She will also discuss best practices to help combat the rise of antibiotic resistance in the community.