Overprescription of antibiotics and resistance of antibiotics are two constantly burning topics. It is not always easy to correctly diagnose patients with vague symptoms. Sometimes it is hard to resist opinionated parents with sick children. More or less the same symptoms can, in some cases, act as a viral infection but can also be caused by bacteria. How to be sure? In a perfect world the treatment is based on facts - not only suspicion. We all benefit from a judicious prescription of antibiotics. Is there an easy way of saying yes or no to antibiotics within health care?
With HemoCue WBC you receive an immediate result, which enables easier motivation of a yes or no to antibiotics. A correct diagnosis increases the possibility of a more controlled prescription of antibiotics.