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Use antibiotics judiciously to preserve power to heal your child - The Galveston County Daily News : Health

October 23, 2014

Keeping Kids Healthy Use antibiotics judiciously to preserve power to heal your child

Posted: Wednesday, November 6, 2013 12:00 am

Despite a growing concern in the medical community over antibiotic resistance, parents still request that pediatricians prescribe such medications for their children even when the antibiotics are unnecessary, according to a study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Researchers surveyed 400 parents and 61 pediatricians and found that 18 percent of parents give their children antibiotics without consulting a physician.

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