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The pharmacist's role in antibiotic use and resistance in Singapore
 

The pharmacist's role in antibiotic use and resistance in Singapore

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With the recent meteoric rise of superbugs, antibiotic resistance has been thrust into the limelight far more often than before, on a level almost comparable with infectious diseases of perhaps greater pandemic potential, such as the Zika virus or SARS. In this article, we take a look at how Singpapore, specifically, is affected, as well as what role the pharmacist plays in combatting it.
 
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7 Feb 2017 - General
 
Mahmoud AbdelAziz
Antibiotic resistance seems to be one of the main problems we are facing nowadays.
There are many side effects of prescribing antibiotics when it is unnecessary, it is not just yield resistance but also weakening the immunity system.
Unfortunately, antibiotic prescriptions are not supervised in my country and I think That a cooperation between doctors and pharmacists will minimize a...
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