Public knowledge and attitudes towards antibiotic usage: a cross-sectional study among the general public in the state of Penang, Malaysia.

@article{Oh2011PublicKA,
  title={Public knowledge and attitudes towards antibiotic usage: a cross-sectional study among the general public in the state of Penang, Malaysia.},
  author={Ai Ling Oh and Mohamed Azmi Ahmad Hassali and Mahmoud S{\'a}di Mohammad Al-Haddad and Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman and Asrul Akmal Shafie and Ahmed Awaisu},
  journal={Journal of infection in developing countries},
  year={2011},
  volume={5 5},
  pages={338-47}
}
INTRODUCTION Public knowledge and attitudes towards antibiotics play a vital role in the success of the treatment process. This study aimed to assess public knowledge and attitudes toward antibiotic usage which could serve as baseline data for future studies within a government hospital setting in Malaysia. METHODOLOGY A self-administered cross-sectional survey involving 408 respondents was conducted using a validated questionnaire at an outpatient pharmacy department in Penang Hospital… CONTINUE READING
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