Walking the tightrope: The balance between helping patients now without risking the future

Antibiotic use represents a special challenge, in which too much of a good thing can be dangerous to public health as a whole. The fight against a common, costly, hospital-acquired infection known as Clostridium difficile, or C. diff offers an illuminating case study in the area of so-called antibiotic stewardship. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)