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GPs should reduce antibiotic prescribing for COPD, says NICE


'faithful hound' has been misled and Neil Banik is deluded. All COPD patients are meant to be on continuous antibiotics, including macrolides and broad-spectrum penicillins, with the addition of another, such as third-generation cephalosporin or doxycycline at the first signs of a cold or runny nose, as that is whet the Consultants have prescribed, and sine they are allowed to self-medicate with rescue packs up to every week if necessary, there is nothing GPs can do about this profligate waste of antibiotic resources, because the Specialists have ordered it! The cause was lost years ago when we let secondary care 'specialist' nurses see these patients in hospital clinics and advise the Consultants.

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11 Jul 2018

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