Antibiotics – Allergies & Common Infections Session (5.11.20)

This session was delivered by our very own lovely consultant microbiologist Dr Aiden Plant from Walsall Healthcare Trust and covers the following topics:

  • Assessment of antibiotic allergy;
    – Updated epidemiology
    – Accurate history taking
    – Options to manage dubious allergy.
  • An update on managing common infections:
    – UTI, including recurrent
    – Cellulitis, including recurrent
    – Pneumonia: community vs. healthcare-associated
  • When to seek microbiological help
  • Tips throughout of when a chat to your local microbiologist will serve you well.

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