The use of antibacterials in children: a report of the Specialist Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance (SACAR) Paediatric Subgroup.

Abstract

The Paediatric Subgroup of SACAR has identified major changes in antibacterial use for children. The number of prescriptions for antibacterials for children in primary care in 2000 was half that in 1996, with amoxicillin still accounting for around 50% of all antibacterial prescribing. There is a marked regional variation in prescribing rates. The UK now… (More)

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@article{Sharland2007TheUO, title={The use of antibacterials in children: a report of the Specialist Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance (SACAR) Paediatric Subgroup.}, author={Mike R Sharland}, journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy}, year={2007}, volume={60 Suppl 1}, pages={i15-26} }