OBJECTIVES: The antibiotic policies of hospitals and primary care trusts (PCTs) in South East England were audited in the summer of 2004, to see how they had improved since 2000. METHODS: Antibiotic policies were obtained from pharmacists in NHS hospitals and PCTs, and examined for dates, formats, evidence base for policies, the type of guidance given on dosage, length of treatment, choice of antibiotics, coverage of common infections and reasons for prophylaxis. RESULTS: Twenty-three hospita...Expand abstract
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Audit of antibiotic policies in the South East of England, 2004.
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