A new study finds too-long prescriptions in 2/3 of pneumonia patients at 43 Michigan hospitals, most written as part of the discharge process, suggesting an opportunity to intervene
Targeting fluoroquinolone prescribing in hospitals is effective, a 48-hospital study shows, but many patients still get discharge prescriptions for them.
Learning from Flint: Legionnaires’ Disease Studies Show a Need for Careful Water Treatment and Better Patient Testing Everywhere
In two new studies, researchers show clear link between Flint’s water changes and disease cases, and find that the bacteria strain found in homes is not what doctors often test for.
A new discovery about a common and potentially deadly bacterium could one day pave the way for new, needed antibiotics.