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Antibiotic overuse targeted by specialty groups as problem persists
Modern Healthcare

The Infectious Diseases Society of America, seeking to rein in the over-prescribing of antibiotics, has published a list of instances in which both physicians and patients should question their use. “Awareness will cause them to think twice,” said Andrés Rodríguez, director of practice and payment policy for the IDSA, whose new list includes four common conditions and one test that often lead to antibiotic prescriptions.