Antibiotic Failure - Antibiotic Not Working News Medical & Diet Health
Inappropriate antibiotic prescribing differs by patient age, insurance, race. A patient's age and race are associated with risk of receiving an unneeded antibiotic prescription for upper respiratory conditions caused by viruses, according to a new study. Additionally, the study found that advanced practice providers, such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants, are 15 percent more likely than physician providers to prescribe antibiotics to adults. Source 1h.