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This positive view of overusing patients is a paradigmatic shift from views of the past that have seen overusers as a thorn in the side of the physician.
Overusing medications can occur in several ways: taking more than the recommended dosage at one time, taking the next dose sooner than directed, or taking more dosages per day than directed.
Indoor air quality may be compromised simply by overusing cleaning agents based on their methods of dispensing.
The group speaks to doctors, medical students, and the public about the dangers of overusing antibiotics.
he optimal use of denture adhesive involves placing a thin film or a series of dots across the denture surface, which will ensure that a patient is not overusing the adhesive.
Overusing analgesics also interferes with effective prophylaxis, he said, citing a "'seminal" 1990 study in which all patients received the same training in coping skills.