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La lutte contre la résistance aux antibiotiques passe aussi par l'information aux parents

Authors
Journal
Archives de Pédiatrie
0929-693X
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
6
Issue
3
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s0929-693x(99)80274-7
Keywords
  • Résistance Aux Antibiotiques
  • Prévention
  • Drug Resistance
  • Microbial
  • Primary Prevention
Disciplines
  • Medicine

Abstract

Summary Antibiotic resistance is becoming worldwide a major challenge. Increasing rate of multidrug resistant bacteria is directly linked with the consumption of antibiotic. Children are the greatest consumers of antibiotics, but this large pediatric prescription is not justified, and responds, at least in part, to a “parental pressure”. Therefore information to the parents about antibiotic is recommanded. In order to promote this information the American Academy of Pediatrics recently wrote a booklet intitled “Your child and antibiotics” which is presented

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