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Long-term interventions needed to reduce inappropriate antibiotic prescribing

Long-term interventions needed to reduce inappropriate antibiotic prescribing
October 11, 2017

Read the Perspective from C. Buddy Creech, MD, MPH

Inappropriate antibiotic prescribing rates increased 12 months after behavioral interventions stopped when compared with control practices, according to findings recently published in JAMA.

“At least one in three antibiotic prescriptions for acute respiratory infections in the U.S. is unnecessary,” Jason N. Doctor, PhD, department chair of health policy and management at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, told Healio Family Medicine.

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