Increasing antibiotic resistance leads to emergency department visits for children
from By Dorothy L. Tengler
Antibiotics, which are among the most commonly prescribed medications, are often lifesaving, yet may cause unwanted side effects. Antibiotic use, or overuse, has led to increasing antibiotic resistance, one of the world’s most pressing public health problems. This means that illnesses that were once easily treatable with antibiotics are becoming more difficult to cure.
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