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An evaluation of dental antibiotic prescribing practices in the United States.

Authors
  • Durkin, Michael J
  • Hsueh, Kevin
  • Sallah, Ya Haddy
  • Feng, Qianxi
  • Jafarzadeh, S Reza
  • Munshi, Kiraat D
  • Lockhart, Peter B
  • Thornhill, Martin H
  • Henderson, Rochelle R
  • Fraser, Victoria J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American Dental Association (1939)
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2017
Volume
148
Issue
12
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.adaj.2017.07.019
PMID: 28941554
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

The clinically significant variation in antibiotic selection and treatment duration identified among all dental specialties in this study population implies that further research and guidance into the treatment of dental infections is necessary to improve and standardize antibiotic prescribing practices.

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