TITLE

Get Smart About Antibiotics Week--October 5-11, 2009

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/2/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 38, p1074
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces the week-long program by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) which focuses on the importance of the appropriate use of antibiotics. It states that the Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work campaign promotes awareness on the use of antibiotics. It urges medical practitioners to avoid prescribing antibiotics to treat viral upper respiratory infection (URIs) and recommend symptomatic therapy for URIs.
ACCESSION #
44498282

 

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