Antibiotics – why not to have them

 

Antibiotic resistance is becoming an increasing problem, which means that we will loose medicines that successfully kill bacteria and save lives.

The more we use antibiotics the more the bacteria can adapt to the antibiotics.

 

This means that we should not use them when not necessary.

We are not successfully developing new ways of killing bacteria.

 

The below is guidance by NHS on infections which may be potentially managed without antibiotics.

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http://www.bristol.ac.uk/media-library/sites/primaryhealthcare/documents/target/caring-for-children-with-cough-leaflet-print-ready.pdf

 

http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/ARC/Pages/AboutARC.aspx

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/european-antibiotic-awareness-day-and-antibiotic-guardian-posters-and-leaflets

 

 

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