Physicians' attitude and knowledge regarding antibiotic use and resistance in ambulatory settings.

@article{Harris2019PhysiciansAA,
  title={Physicians' attitude and knowledge regarding antibiotic use and resistance in ambulatory settings.},
  author={Amanda Harris and Suganya Chandramohan and Reda A. Awali and Mehr Grewal and Glenn Tillotson and Teena Chopra},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2019}
}

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