Use of Chronic Antibiotics: What the Evidence Tells Us and What it Doesn’t

Recorded On: 11/02/2019

The speaker will discuss:
- The role of chronic suppressive antibiotics in the setting of chronic prosthetic joint infections and osteomyelitis
- The utility of using suppressive antibiotics in patients with recurrent cellulitis
- The use of chronic antibiotics in elderly patients with recurrent urinary tract infections
- The implications of chronic antibiotic use including emergence of resistance and side effects.

This lecture was recorded on November 02, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

Mia A. Taormina, DO, FACOI

Chair, Department of Infectious Disease and Travel Medicine

Partner, Physician-Owner,DuPage Medical Group Infectious Disease
Chair, Department of Infectious Disease and Travel Medicine
Chair, Infection Control Task Force
Elmhurst, IL

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