Assessment of antibiotic prescription in acute respiratory infections in adults. The Spanish Study Group on Antibiotic Treatments.

@article{Ochoa2000AssessmentOA,
  title={Assessment of antibiotic prescription in acute respiratory infections in adults. The Spanish Study Group on Antibiotic Treatments.},
  author={Carlos Andr{\'e}s Ochoa and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Eiros and Luis Inglada and Antonio Vallano and Luis Guerra},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  year={2000},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={73-83}
}
OBJECTIVE This study aims to ascertain the variability in the use of antibiotics for the treatment of acute respiratoryinfections in several hospital emergency services in Spain, as well as the appropriateness of antibiotics prescription through evaluation by a panel of experts using available scientific evidence. METHOD A cross-sectional study was carried out in the emergency services of 10 hospitals in different Spanish regions. We chose patients diagnosed as having acute respiratory… CONTINUE READING

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