Antibiotic overuse remains a problem in most outpatient practices. A recent article in BMJ suggests that handouts .. to provide good information about the condition and about appropriate antibiotic use … DO reduce antibiotic prescriptions.
There are a few handouts I use often.
- Bronchitis – from the American Academy of Family Physicians
- Acute Otitis Media – from the New York State Hepartment of Health
.. more tomorrow …