Every year, between 12 and 18 November, the World Health Organization, in its various events, updates the issues related to antibiotic resistance. The main concern this year is to protect the extremely valuable medicines, because their misuse is a threat to future treatment options. Eastern Riga Clinical University Hospital reminds a number of basic principles that everyone should remember before using these medicines.
- Antibiotics are one of the largest human devices that save millions of lives.
- Darwin's theory "survives the best" of micro-organisms in the world – microbes develop different mechanisms that prevent them from resisting antibiotics, which we resist, "he says. ; hepatologist Marint Liepins, infected head of Infection Monitoring Service at the University of Riga Hospital of Riga.
"The main cause of concern is the unjust and wrong use of antibiotics that promote the development of resistant or persistent microorganisms, which is a potential risk to ineffective treatment now. In the European Union, there are 33,000 People die from resistant microorganisms every year. Responsibility for this is a responsibility not only for doctors, but also to everyone, thinking whether we always respect the course prescribed by the doctor – I was not stops it faster and did not lower the prescribed dose. "
- The infectionist recalls that the careful use of antibiotics can help to prevent the development of resistant micro organisms and help maintain the potential to use antimicrobial agents in the future:Antibiotics become rich in humanity to succeed future generations. "
7 Important Things to Know about Antibiotics:
Antibiotics kill viruses.
Antibiotics are not used when treating cold, flu or prevalence.
Antibiotics destroy the disadvantages of the human body and also beneficial bacteria
The use of antibiotics is always a doctor, it does not make a decision, but consult an expert and do not give your own perspective on the need for antibiotics.
Always use antibiotics as prescribed by your doctor, as it can prevent treatment helping to reduce the effectiveness of your medication in illness in the future.
The unlawful use of antibiotics promotes the development of resistant micro-organisms that may affect the effectiveness of the future treatment.
Never use prescribed antibiotics to anyone else.
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