If you want an antibiotic, see your doctor later in the day

6 octubre 2014

Doctors appeared to ‘wear down’ during their morning and afternoon clinic sessions, and antibiotic prescribing rates increased the later the day got. «This corresponds to about 5 percent more patients receiving antibiotics at the end of a clinic session compared to the beginning,» explained a reseracher. «Remedies for this problem might include different schedules, shorter sessions, more breaks or maybe even snacks.»