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The Contagion® Antibiotics specialty page provides antibiotics-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.


Adopting a Suitable Stewardship Intervention for Your Practice Setting
Conan MacDougall, PharmD, explains how practitioners can adopt antibiotic stewardship interventions that will be beneficial to their specific practice settings.
Strategies for Improving the Management of Antibiotic Allergies
Elizabeth Phillips, MD, FRCPC, FRACP, explains different strategies for improving antibiotic allergy management.
What Do Practitioners Need to Keep in Mind When Prescribing Beta-Lactams?
Meghan Jeffres, PharmD, explains what practitioners should keep in mind when prescribing beta-lactams.
Some Antibiotic Stewardship Interventions Have Negative Effects
Conan MacDougall, PharmD, discusses some interventions that have been shown to produce negative behavioral changes for antibiotic stewardship.
Explaining to Patients that Antibiotics Aren't Always the Answer
Belinda Ostrowsky, MD, MPH, explains how to treat patients who expect to receive an antibiotic, but should not.
Are Narrow-Spectrum Antibiotics More Effective Against <i>C. difficile</i>?
Kirk Hevener, PharmD, PhD, explains why narrow-spectrum antibiotics are more beneficial for treating C. difficile.
Strategies to Address Antimicrobial Shortages
Milena McLaughlin, PharmD, MSc, explains strategies institutions can take to address antimicrobial shortages.
What Is the Importance of Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing for Off-Label Indications?
Jason Gallagher, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, FIDSA, explains the importance of antimicrobial susceptibility testing for off-label indications.
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