Antibiotic Overuse: Still Plenty of Room For Improvement

April 26, 2017 by: Roy Benaroch, MD Article Tags: ,

Q: Why do so many doctors prescribe antibiotics for viral infections? A: We’ve heard it before: antibiotics just don’t work for viral infections. Docs know this, and I think most patients know this, but it’s an addiction we’ve had a hard time shaking. Docs overprescribe because it’s fast, it’s easy, and it (might) increase patient…

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Roy Benaroch

Roy Benaroch, MD