A Million more Antibiotic Prescriptions than expected in December
Tales from the Front Line
“How's it going,” I say.
“It’s manic, there are hundreds on the phone, and every child with a sore throat is coming into base,” she replied. “And I’ve used more antibiotics this month than the whole year.”
Sore throat is a common primary care presentation and can occasionally lead to scarlet fever, which usually affects young children - but not always. It…
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