Recent trends in outpatient antibiotic use in children.

@article{Vaz2014RecentTI,
  title={Recent trends in outpatient antibiotic use in children.},
  author={Louise Elaine Vaz and Ken P. Kleinman and Marsha A. Raebel and James D. Nordin and Matthew D. Lakoma and M Maya Dutta-Linn and Jonathan A. Finkelstein},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={133 3},
  pages={375-85}
}
OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to determine changes in antibiotic-dispensing rates among children in 3 health plans located in New England [A], the Mountain West [B], and the Midwest [C] regions of the United States. METHODS Pharmacy and outpatient claims from September 2000 to August 2010 were used to calculate rates of antibiotic dispensing per person-year for children aged 3 months to 18 years. Differences in rates by year, diagnosis, and health plan were tested by using Poisson… CONTINUE READING
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