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Posted By :  Dr.  abinaya radhakrishnan
Posted On : 12/28/2013 8:24 AM
antibiotic resistance ?
hi..i am working in a phc.parents bring their child for common cold, if we do not prescribe an antibiotic they themselves ask for it and telling then only it get cured.if i do not prescribe also they get it from the near by medical shop.if i suspect bacterial infection and start them on antibiotic they are coming within 3-4 days saying not getting cured.i have only septran syrup and erythromycin syrup in my phc.i do not know what to do for this_? then they go and get higher antibiotics from outside.within 3 or 4 days they starting on another antibiotic.for milder illness like common cold if they use antibiotics like this...what happens pls give some ideas to solve this problem
 
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Ya..the same for me in Thailand.I`ve found these problems when worked in my clinic and general private hospitals.Usually I would say they would gain a little benefit from anti-biotics but higher price antibiotics not available here.The other things,in premium private hospitals,parents often saydoctor,should my kid receive antibotic and what agent is better_?`. So I think you should estimate curiosity,what they know,economic status of them and the most significance: our precised decision.Thanks..
Dr. Thanakornn Chitanondh says,
2/22/2014 2:27:56 AM
Dr. Thanakornn Chitanondh says,
2/22/2014 2:27:35 AM
Ya..the same for me in Thailand.I`ve found these problems when worked in my clinic and general private hospitals.Usually I would say they would gain a little benefit from anti-biotics but higher price antibiotics not available here.The other things,in premium private hospitals,parents often saydoctor,should my kid receive antibotic and what agent is better_?`. So I think you should estimate curiosity,what they know,economic status of them and the most significance: our precised decision.Thanks..



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