Antimicrobial stewardship in the community: Understanding the data

Kirsty Buising, Arjun Rajkhowa, Danielle Mazza, Lesley Hawes

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Abstract

Australia has a higher per-capita consumption of antibiotics than Canada and many European countries and a higher average consumption than the OECD average. About 80% of antibiotic prescribing takes place in the community. Better data on antimicrobial prescribing behaviour might help identify opportunities for improved antimicrobial stewardship.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-45
Number of pages3
JournalMedicine Today
Volume20
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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Buising, K., Rajkhowa, A., Mazza, D., & Hawes, L. (2019). Antimicrobial stewardship in the community: Understanding the data. Medicine Today, 20(4), 43-45.