REBOOT #284 An Antibiotics Primer, with @IDdocAdi

Aug 28, 2022, 05:00 PM

On this Curbsiders classic, we discuss antibiotic classes, common uses, the pathophysiology behind antibiotic mechanisms, and much more with infectious disease expert, Dr. Adi Shah MBBS (@IDdocAdi)! This antibiotics primer will break down the (cell) walls of antibiotic knowledge. Stop feeling silly when you deal with penicillins! Original show notes here.

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Show Segments

  • Intro, disclaimer, guest bio
  • Guest one-liner
  • Picks of the Week*
  • How to approach antibiotics
  • Choosing antibiotics / Framework
  • Dr. Shah’s favorite antibiotics
  • Pneumonia
  • Diabetic Foot Infections
  • Take-home points
  • Outro


  • Produced and Written by: Nora Taranto MD
  • Infographic, Cover Art, Show Notes: Beth Garbitelli
  • Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP   
  • Editor: Matthew Watto (written materials): Clair Morgan of
  • Reviewer: Victor Kovac MD
  • Guest: Adi Shah MBBS

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