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Engaging office staff will make your practice’s antibiotic stewardship efforts more effective.
The goal is not simply to avoid antibiotics but to use them in a judicious manner. Here are 10 steps family physicians, practices, and leaders can take.
When an infectious disease outbreak strikes, an outdoor clinic can reduce the risk of transmission and conserve personal protective equipment.
Immunizations can help prevent disease breakouts but require being mindful of patient concerns and misconceptions.
If your practice doesn't have a written preparedness plan, now is the time to develop one.
When this community took a more organized approach to providing vaccinations rather than simply reacting to public demand, everyone benefited.
When a strep test led to a lawsuit, this physician took the stand in defense of common sense.
Optimal outcomes will depend on close collaboration between family physicians and public health officials. Is your practice ready?
Using a clinical prediction tool at the point of care will help you choose which course is best for your patient.
Here’s how to determine which patients and employees in your practice should receive the influenza vaccine if a pandemic occurs.