Antimicrobial use review in a family practice setting.

  title={Antimicrobial use review in a family practice setting.},
  author={K M D'Achille and Dan Flickinger and M K Riethmiller and W K Facey},
  journal={American journal of hospital pharmacy},
  volume={38 5},
The appropriateness of antimicrobial prescribing habits by resident physicians in a family practice center was evaluated. From a six-month period, 225 antibiotic prescriptions were reviewed retrospectively, in a three-phase study. In the first phase, two physicians determined the validity of the diagnosis and treatment for each case, based on criteria… CONTINUE READING