As many elderly patients are more prone to catching illnesses, the use of antibiotics is very important. Whether patients are living at home or in nursing homes, where diseases fester easily, there is always a great risk of infection. However, there can be serious side effects and unnecessary complications from the over use of antibiotics. For helpful information when it comes to prescribing antibiotics, feel free to visit our blog to learn about Antibiotic Use in Nursing Homes. Articles, such as Ten Clinical Situations in Long-Term Care for Which Antibiotics are Often Prescribed but Rarely Necessary, are also available for your benefit at Annals of Long-Term Care.