• 07-OCT-2014

Almost Half Of Patients Receive At Least One Antibiotic While Hospitalized

Antibiotics continue to save countless lives every day. However, unnecessary use of these medications can contribute to the development of antibiotic resistant infections. A new study examined antibiotic prescribing practices in a cross-section of U-S hospitals to see how common antibiotic use is, what type of antibiotics are being used, and why. Catherine Dolf explains in this week's JAMA Report.