Tag: Maegan Rogers

Ask the Experts: Do you need an antibiotic? Here’s how to know – and why it matters

When antibiotics are prescribed and used properly, they live up to their reputation as “miracle drugs,” helping patients recover quickly and safely. But when the medications aren’t used right, patients can build resistance and bacteria can adapt, creating “superbugs” that don’t respond to existing antibiotics. And since drug makers aren’t devoting time or money [...]

2019-10-11T07:43:51-06:00October 22nd, 2019|

By promoting responsible antibiotic use, Regional One Health ensures effective medication is available when needed

“Superbugs” are becoming increasingly common, causing alarm, illness and even loss of life as new bacteria emerge that prove resistant to medications. With such incidents on the rise, Regional One Health wants to be part of the solution. An Antibiotic Stewardship Committee works around the clock to promote responsible antibiotic use under the leadership [...]

2019-10-07T12:05:29-06:00October 7th, 2019|