Associate Professor of Medicine
Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases
McGill University Health Centre
This session will use cases and discussion to review several of the "Choosing Wisely Canada" declarative statements surrounding antibiotic use. The goal of the session is to expose participants to the concepts of: avoiding the use of antibiotics for non-bacterial diseases through the use of a "viral prescription", on some strategies for minimizing uneccessary broad-spectrum antibiotic use, on the evidence in favor or oral antibiotics in place of intravenous preparations, and on a review of the many areas where shorter course therapy is likely sufficient.
As a result of attending this session, participants will be able to:
15:20 - 16:20
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