Incidence and antibiotic prescription rates for common infections in patients with diabetes in primary care over the years 1995 to 2003.

@article{Venmans2009IncidenceAA,
  title={Incidence and antibiotic prescription rates for common infections in patients with diabetes in primary care over the years 1995 to 2003.},
  author={Leonie M.A.J. Venmans and Eelko Hak and Kees J. Gorter and Guy Ehm Rutten},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={
          e344-51
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess changes in incidence and in antibiotic prescription rates for infections of the lower respiratory tract (LRTI) and urinary tract (UTI) in patients with diabetes (DM) over the years 1995 to 2003. METHODS This was a retrospective cohort study as part of the University Medical Center Utrecht General Practitioners Research Network. We included patients with DM aged > or = 45 years. We assessed incidence and antibiotic prescription rates for LRTI and UTI. Incidence rates were… CONTINUE READING
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