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May 21, 2017
First-Try Antibiotics Now Fail in 1 in 4 Adult Pneumonia Cases
SUNDAY, May 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The first prescription of an antibiotic that the average U.S. adult with pneumonia receives is now ineffective in about a quarter of cases, a new study finds.
Overcrowded ERs Risky for Some Seriously Ill Patients
SUNDAY, May 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with the potentially life-threatening infection complication known as sepsis are less likely to receive immediate antibiotic treatment in overcrowded emergency departments, researchers say.
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