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University of Groningen Excess drug prescriptions during influenza and RSV seasons in the Netherlands Assink,

  title={University of Groningen Excess drug prescriptions during influenza and RSV seasons in the Netherlands Assink,},
  author={D. M. Assinka and J. P. Kiewieta and M. H. Rozenbauma and P. Berga and E. Hakb and J. Buskensc and J. C. Wilschutd and A. Kroese and M. Postmaa},
Influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections are responsible for considerable morbidity, mortality and health-care resource use. For the Netherlands, we estimated age and risk-group specific numbers of antibiotics, otologicals and cardiovascular prescriptions per 10,000 person-years during periods with elevated activity of influenza or RSV, and compared these with peri-season rates. Data were taken from the University of Groningen in-house prescription database (www.iadb.nl) and… 

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