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Key questions on antibiotic use (1.5 CPD hours)

Dr Martin Duerden, GP and clinical adviser on prescribing for the RCGP, answers questions from GP Dr Pam Brown on appropriate antibiotic use for common primary care presentations



This module will update your knowledge on antibiotic use, including:

  • When to consider atypical pneumonia 
  • What is the safest and most effective antibiotic use for urinary tract infection during the first three months of pregnancy 
  • What should make you suspect bacterial superinfection following influenza
  • Which oral antibiotic is most appropriate if the otitis externa fails to settle with topical treatment

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