Tag: antibiotics

Treatments can harm

This blog explores a number of cautionary examples, reminding that all treatments have potential harms. We should consider the evidence not just about whether a treatment works, but whether it is safe. This is the third blog of our special series on Evidently Cochrane: “Oh, really?” 12 things to help you question health advice.

Apocalypse now: antimicrobial resistance

To mark the start of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, here is a blog for non-medical readers by Lynda Ware, Senior Fellow in General Practice with Cochrane UK, taking a look at the threat posed by antimicrobial resistance and what we can do about it.  Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a very real threat to all of […]