eWellness: Some tips on antibiotic use from HCFI


Dr KK Aggarwal    24 July 2018

  1. Practice rational use of drugs, especially antibiotics.
  2. Use when needed and according to guidelines.
  3. Avoid broad spectrum antibiotics without appropriate diagnosis.
  4. Prevent infections with the use of vaccination and by improving basic hygiene including hand hygiene and infection control techniques and sanitation in health care settings as well as in the community.
  5. Farmers and food industry must stop using antibiotics routinely to promote growth and prevent disease in healthy animals to prevent the spread of antibiotic resistance.

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