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[Antibiotic prescribing in acute respiratory tract infections in general practice].

Authors
  • Malo, S1
  • Bjerrum, L2
  • Feja, C3
  • Lallana, M J4
  • Poncel, A5
  • Rabanaque, M J3
  • 1 Departamento de Microbiología, Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, España. Electronic address: [email protected]
  • 2 Section and Research Unit of General Practice, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen K, Denmark. , (Denmark)
  • 3 Departamento de Microbiología, Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, España.
  • 4 Servicio de Farmacia de Atención Primaria, Servicio Aragonés de Salud, Zaragoza, España.
  • 5 Centro de Gestión Integrada de Proyectos Corporativos, Servicio Aragonés de Salud, Zaragoza, España.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Anales de Pediatría
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
June 2015
Volume
82
Issue
6
Pages
412–416
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.anpedi.2014.07.016
PMID: 25220798
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Antibiotic prescribing in respiratory tract infections in children was generally high, and the choice of antibiotics was probably inappropriate in a high percentage of cases. Therefore an improvement in antibiotic prescribing in children appears to be needed.

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