Extensive antibiotic prescription rate among hospitalized patients in Uganda: but with frequent missed-dose days.

@article{Kiguba2016ExtensiveAP,
  title={Extensive antibiotic prescription rate among hospitalized patients in Uganda: but with frequent missed-dose days.},
  author={Ronald Kiguba and Charles AS Karamagi and Sheila M Bird},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={2016},
  volume={71 6},
  pages={1697-706}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe the patterns of systemic antibiotic use and missed-dose days and detail the prescription, dispensing and administration of frequently used hospital-initiated antibiotics among Ugandan inpatients. METHODS This was a prospective cohort of consented adult inpatients admitted on the medical and gynaecological wards of the 1790 bed… CONTINUE READING