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Hong Kong's war against antibiotic-resistant superbugs
 

Hong Kong's war against antibiotic-resistant superbugs

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Healthcare professionals are obliged to treat patients with the best treatment they deem necessary - the most comprehensive diagnostic tests, the strongest and most effective drugs, and the best available care that patients wish to receive. But, are the perceived 'best' treatments always necessary?
 
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22 Jan 2017 - General
 
Thank you very much for sharing this interesting article. In Singapore, the Infectious Disease Department in some of the major reconstructed hospitals are all also adopting antibiotics stewardship programs to help curb antibiotic resistance. However many clinicians tends to have arguments with the ID physicians when it comes to giving antibiotics for the patients. Ultimately is the primary team in charge of the patient who has the decision to decide what medication to provide for the patients, t...
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Thank you for sharing the article Habiba Twakkol . It was a interesting read. Antibiotics stewardship is something that we we must all perform well to reduce the rate at which its resistance is developed. Mahmoud AbdelAziz I am unsure if HK has a e-medical records system which all medical practiontioners can view, if this system i...
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