Discussion Question

1- Discussion Question: A 41-year-old female presents to the doctor’s office you work at complaining of a sore throat and headache. Upon examination, she is diagnosed with a virus that is currently prevalent in the area she works. She is told to rest and drink liquids until the virus has run its course. She becomes irate and tells you she wants an antibiotic.

How could you explain to her why she does not need an antibiotic?

What are some alternatives you could consider for a patient who demands an antibiotic?

2- 3 paragraph 3 sentences each

3- APA style

4- 2 references not older than 2015