March 11, 2018

Common Instances Where Prescribed Antibiotics Are Not Necessary

Jill Maddison, BVSc, PhD, FACVSc, SFHEA, MRCVS, professor of general practice in clinical sciences and services at the Royal Veterinary College, talks about common examples where prescribing antibiotics is unnecessary.


Jill Maddison, BVSc, PhD, FACVSc, SFHEA, MRCVS, professor of general practice in clinical sciences and services at the Royal Veterinary College, talks about common examples where prescribing antibiotics is unnecessary.

She says the most common example of unnecessarily prescribed antibiotics is when a canine presents with vomiting due to a dietary indiscretion. These dogs are frequently treated with antibiotics, but it is completely inappropriate, Dr. Maddison explains.  

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