Category Archive: Infectious Diseases

Nov 17 2015

Why Kids Need Bug Squashers: An Infectious Disease Q&A

Pediatric infectious disease specialists, the doctors who specialize in wiping out microbial and other infections in children, are a dedicated bunch. These physicians work at the front lines of diseases new and old, as well as protecting against complications from other medical interventions.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/why-kids-need-bug-squashers-an-infectious-disease-qa/

Jun 18 2013

Antibiotic Education Improves Prescription Practices

A recent study of an “antimicrobial stewardship” program by Children’s Hospital researchers found that offering pediatricians education, and auditing their prescription patterns, can encourage them to choose more appropriate antibiotics for children with common respiratory infections.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/antibiotic-education-improves-prescription-practices/