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Dr. Christina Johns
Senior Medical Advisor, PM Pediatrics

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  1. Duration of Antibiotic Treatment

    “Take this medicine for 10 days for your child’s ear infection”  “Do not miss a dose of this 7 day antibiotic course” “Just 3 days of this antibiotic will get rid of your infection” Most of us are good guys and rule followers, right? Especially about our health. If the clinician we trust tells us that we need to take medicine for a set number of days, we do it, even if we feel better after the first 48 hours. A #smartmomma asked me recently to dig deeper into this topic a little bit as it relates to antibiotic medicine, to help understand why it might truly be worth it to chase your kid around the house twice a day, hold her down, and do whatever other wrestling moves need to be done to get that horrible antibiotic down yet again. For 6 more days! (Been there) I’m happy to report straight out of the […]

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  2. Since I’ve started this digital gig, I’ve had the opportunity to read a lot of healthcare patient feedback: reviews of doctors, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners, commentary on urgent care offices and hospitals, and opinions on nurses and reception staff. Lots of people report on things like cleanliness of surroundings and wait times and throughput. […]

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