Decision-Making and the Barriers to Judicious Antibiotic Use.

Abstract

Escalating antibiotic resistance is a “multinational public health crisis.” As children are heavy consumers of antibiotics and serve as community reservoirs of resistant organisms, promoting judicious pediatric antibiotic use can have high impact. Decreasing prescribing rates over the past decade have recently plateaued; young children still receive, on… (More)
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2015-1780

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@article{Meropol2015DecisionMakingAT, title={Decision-Making and the Barriers to Judicious Antibiotic Use.}, author={Sharon B. Meropol and Mark Edward Votruba}, journal={Pediatrics}, year={2015}, volume={136 2}, pages={387-8} }