4 helpful references on antibiotic use

February 8, 2015

Pediatric acne diagnosis and treatment guidelines, CDC's antibiotic resistance questions and answers, American Acne and Rosacea Society, and SPAUD

For the latest guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric acne:

Eichenfield LF, Krakowski AC, Piggott C, Del Rosso J, Baldwin H, Friedlander SF, Levy M, Lucky A, Mancini AJ, Orlow SJ, Yan AC, Vaux KK, Webster G, Zaenglein AL, Thiboutot DM; American Acne and Rosacea Society. Evidence-based Recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric acne. Pediatrics. 2013 May;131 Suppl 3:S163-86.] full text: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/131/Supplement_3/S163.full]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work. Antibiotic resistance questions and answers: http://www.cdc.gov/getsmart/antibiotic-use/antibiotic-resistance-faqs.html#acne-medication.

American Acne and Rosacea Society: http://acneandrosacea.org/

SPAUD: http://acneandrosacea.org/education/news/3rd_spaud

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