Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work in Doctor’s OfficesMany antibiotics prescribed in doctors’ offices, clinics, and other outpatient settings are not needed. This program focuses on appropriate prescribing and use for common illnesses in children and adults.
Get Smart for Healthcare in Hospitals and Long-Term CareMany patients in hospitals, nursing homes, and other healthcare facilities receive antibiotics to fight infections, but these drugs are often prescribed incorrectly. CDC helps clinicians prescribe the right drugs for the right patients at the right doses and times.
Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work on the FarmThis program promotes appropriate use of antibiotics in animals, serves as a liaison among the public health community, veterinarians, and food animal producers, and builds relationships between CDC and the animal agriculture industry within the United States.
Get Smart About Antibiotics WeekAn annual observance to raise awareness of the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic prescribing and use...
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