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Do Bugs Need Drugs?

Do Bugs Need Drugs? is an antimicrobial stewardship program that emphasizes public education and working with community-based healthcare professionals.

All Do Bugs Need Drugs resources are published on the Do Bugs Need Drugs website. The website includes:

  • educational resources
  • resources for healthcare professionals
  • a list of resources on the internet
  • a section for kids

Topics in the resources section for healthcare professionals include:

  • an antimicrobial prescribing guide
  • antimicrobial stewardship in long-term care facilities
  • antibiograms: profiles of antimicrobial susceptibility testing results
  • clinical practice guidelines
  • resources for healthcare professionals
  • resources for patients
  • links to national and international antimicrobial stewardship initiatives
  • resources for rural and remote areas

For more information about antibiotic resistance and the use of antibiotics, please see
SOURCE: Do Bugs Need Drugs? ( )
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