Updates in Infectious Disease: Spreading the Word

Opioids and infectious diseases, PrEP and STI risk, new oral Rx for C diff, and a shortage of ID specialists. We summarize studies, commentaries,  and reports on these topics and more.

Antibiotic resistance on the rise with infectious disease specialists in short supply, complicated medicine with complex patients, opioid epidemic begets infectious disease crisis-fresh new perspectives on these and other patient care issues and practices are being presented in recent reports and commentaries in leading journals. Click through the slides below for summaries of the ones that may affect primary care practice.