AVMA_Antibiotics_Flyer_110315_Cats_ColorSince their discovery in the mid-1900s (which really wasn’t that long ago in the grand scheme of things), antibiotics have revolutionized human medicine, veterinary medicine and even food production.  They save lives and prevent illness, helping to make both people and animals healthier, happier and more efficient at what they do.  But if we want

Syringe and needlePrudent antibiotic use. Antimicrobial stewardship. Whatever you want to call it, it’s an important subject.

I spend a lot of time working in this area, and figuring out how to effect real change is the challenge. That means getting to prescribers. If I’m at a conference and have a talk titled “Antimicrobial stewardship” (or something