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Antibiotic / Antimicrobial Resistance
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Prevention Tools

This section lists resources for both professional education and dissemination to patients. Please see additional material under Prevention Tips.

Campaign to Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance in Healthcare Settings
From the CDC Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work
Cold and Flu Season: No Reason for Antibiotics. Colds, flu, and most sore throats and bronchitis are caused by viruses. Antibiotics do not help fight viruses.
Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work on the Farm
Educational Activities to Promote Appropriate Use of Antimicrobial Agents in Animals
Other Prevention Tools
NCID Infectious Disease Guidelines (archived)
Date: July 16, 2008
Content source: National Center for Infectious Diseases/Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases
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