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Antibiotic Stewardship

Antibiotic Resistance Threats In The United States, 2013

Antimicrobial resistance is one of our most serious health threats. Infections from resistant bacteria are now too common, and some pathogens have even become resistant to multiple types or classes of antibiotics (antimicrobials used to treat bacterial infections)…

National Action Plan For Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, March 2015

Antibiotics have been a critical public health tool since the discovery of penicillin in 1928, saving the lives of millions of people around the world Today, however, the emergence of drug resistance in bacteria is reversing the miracles of the past eighty years, with drug choices for the treatment of many bacterial infections becoming increasingly limited, expensive, and, in some cases, nonexistent…

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency: Healthcare Provider’s Guide

This Healthcare Provider’s Guide to Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency is a response by the Alpha-1 Foundation to the need for providing up-to-date information about screening, diagnosis, and treatment of this disorder…

Pharmacogenomics

Pharmacogenomics: Increasing The Safety And Effectiveness Of Drug Therapy (Provided By AMA)

The goal of personalized medicine is to individualize health care by using knowledge of patients’ health history, behaviors, environments, and, most importantly, genetic variation when making clinical decisions…

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