Antibiotic Misuse in Hospital, Outpatient, and Long-Term Care Settings

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Abstract

Antibiotic misuse is common in the United States, but the causes of antibiotic misuse may differ from one health care setting to another. In this commentary, we describe the factors associated with inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions in hospital, outpatient, and long-term care settings, along with specific measures that can help prevent antibiotic misuse.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)346-349
Number of pages4
JournalNorth Carolina medical journal
Volume77
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2016

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Long-Term Care
Outpatients
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Inappropriate Prescribing
Delivery of Health Care

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Antibiotic Misuse in Hospital, Outpatient, and Long-Term Care Settings. / Ashraf, Muhammad Salman; Cook, Paul P.

In: North Carolina medical journal, Vol. 77, No. 5, 01.09.2016, p. 346-349.

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