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Antibiotics Safety for Elderly

Antibiotics work by killing or preventing bacteria from spreading and reproducing. Oral, topical, and injectable antibiotics can be provided in various doses. Healthcare professionals providing¬†nursing care services¬†are licensed to administer these medications properly. But antibiotic use does include risks, especially for older adults. According to a 2013 article in US Pharmacy, common adverse effects to … Continue reading

Questions About Antibiotics, Answered!

People take antibiotics for a variety of illnesses. But the question is: are we taking them the way we should? To help clear up any confusion about antibiotics, Passionate Private Duty has prepared some information for you: What is an antibiotic? Antibiotics, also known as antibacterial or antimicrobial drugs, are drugs prescribed by a doctor … Continue reading