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  • Dr. Mobeen Syed
  • Dr. Pei Purdom (DNP)
  • Dr. Benish Zahra
  • Dr. Iqra Batool
  • Dr. Heba Alzawahri

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Antibiotics Overview

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Dr. Syed starts the series about the antibiotics' usage. The first lecture in the series presents the following topics about penicillins: 1. Discovery. 2. Types. 3. Mechanism of action. 4. Coverage of gram positive and negative pathogens by various types. 5. Pathogen resistance to penicillins. 6. Penicillin combinations with lavulanic acid etc. to overcome the resistance. 7. Usage in various infections.

In this video, we are going to go through the following topics:

  1. What are the antibiotics?
  2. Types of penicillins.
  3. What is the mechanism of action of penicillins? 
  4. What are the resistance mechanisms? 
  5. What are the human responses to overcome the resistance against these antibiotics?
  6. What kind of pathogens and diseases do penicillins target?
  7. Mechanisms of actions and effects of anti-ribosomal, anti-TB, anti-leprosy, and some other miscellaneous groups of antibiotics.
  8. How and when to prescribe these antibiotics?

Presented by Dr. Mobeen Syed



Dr. Mobeen Syed

Mobeen Syed M.D, MS Graduated from King Edward Medical University. Entrepreneur, Medical Educator, CEO and founder of Drbeen corp.

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