An Evaluation Of Antibiotics Prescribing Patterns In The Emergency Department Of A Tertiary Care Hospital In Saudi Arabia

@article{Alanazi2019AnEO,
  title={An Evaluation Of Antibiotics Prescribing Patterns In The Emergency Department Of A Tertiary Care Hospital In Saudi Arabia},
  author={Menyfah Q. Alanazi and Mahmoud Salam and F. Y. Alqahtani and Anwar E Ahmed and Abdullah Q Alenaze and M. Aljeraisy and Majed Al Salamah and F. Aleanizy and Daham Al Daham and Saad Al Obaidy and Fatma Al-Shareef and Abdulaziz H. Alsaggabi and Mohammed H. Al-Assiri},
  journal={Infection and Drug Resistance},
  year={2019},
  volume={12},
  pages={3241 - 3247}
}
  • Menyfah Q. Alanazi, Mahmoud Salam, +10 authors Mohammed H. Al-Assiri
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • Infection and Drug Resistance
  • Background Antibiotic prescriptions at emergency departments (ED) could be a primary contributing factor to the overuse of antimicrobial agents and subsequently antimicrobial resistance. The aim of this study was to describe the pattern of antibiotic prescriptions at an emergency department of a tertiary care hospital in Saudi Arabia. Methods A cross-sectional study, based on a review of antibiotic prescriptions was conducted. All cases who visited the emergency department over a three-month… CONTINUE READING
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