This activity is part of the Frankly Speaking with Dr. Frank Domino podcast series.
Antibiotics for Respiratory Tract Infections: Fewer May Be Better - Frankly Speaking EP 228Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP
Music Credit: Richard Onorato
Join us for this episode as we discuss the results of a systematic review examining the benefits and risks from delaying the use of antibiotics to treat patients in the community for a respiratory infection.
Episode References and Resources:
- Delayed antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract infections: individual patient data meta-analysis. BMJ 2021;372:n808 http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n808
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Release Date: 6/14/2021
Expiration Date: 6/14/2022
- Discuss concerns over antibiotic use to treat upper respiratory tract infections (URIs)
- Review when to hold/delay prescribing antibiotics for patients with respiratory infections in the primary care setting.
Frank J. Domino, MD
Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health,
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP
Professor and Chairman, Dept of Family Medicine
UMass Medical School/Baystate
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