Tag Archive: bacteria

May 24

The End of Antibiotics?

Ecoli Bacteria

Several times, we have mentioned the concern that is developing about antibiotic resistant bacteria (see our past article, “Doctors Are Afraid of Bugs”). Modern laparoscopic surgery techniques have dramatically lowered the risk of infection during surgery procedures. However, there is still some risk of contamination any time a patient sustains a wound, including surgical wounds. …

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May 30

Doctors Are Afraid of Bugs

Well, not those household bugs we see in Florida. However, we are very concerned about certain types of “bugs” that are becoming more common in hospitals and even in the general environment. You may have read or heard about “antibiotic resistance” on broadcasts like 60 Minutes or Frontline. The national press, the New York Times, …

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