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C. diff. Spores and More

Tuesday at 10 AM Pacific

January 17th 2017:A Prescription for Over-Prescribing: The Key to Fighting Antibiotic Resistance

In a recent study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association, new data was released showing that at least 30 percent of all prescriptions written in doctors’ offices and emergency rooms are completely unnecessary. So how do we use these alarming results to transform the culture of overprescribing? Dr. Katherine Fleming-Dutra, M.D., will: Give a detailed explanation of the study results, and provide an in-depth review of specific findings; Highlight what CDC is doing to promote antibiotic stewardship across healthcare settings, and Identify what clinicians, other healt

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Dr Fleming Dutra

Dr. Fleming-Dutra is a medical epidemiologist with the Office of Antibiotic Stewardship in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the Centers Dr-Fleming-Dutrafor Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Dr. Fleming-Dutra is a pediatrician and pediatric emergency medicine physician and has focused on infectious diseases epidemiology and antibiotic stewardship in the outpatient setting in her career at CDC.
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