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Antibiotic prescribing for the older adult: beliefs and practices in primary care

Abstract:
Background: Older adults suffer high morbidity and mortality following serious infections, and hospital admissions with these conditions are increasingly common. Antibiotic prescribing in the older adult population, especially in long-term care facilities, has been argued to be inappropriately high. In order to develop the evidence base and provide support to GPs in achieving antimicrobial stewardship in older adults it is important to understand their attitudes and beliefs t... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/jac/dky504

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Exeter College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
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Funding agency for:
Moore, A
Grant:
Academic Clinical Fellowship
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Funding agency for:
Hayward, G
Grant:
Academic Clinical Lectureship
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Journal website
Volume:
74
Issue:
3
Pages:
791–797
Publication date:
2018-12-18
Acceptance date:
2018-11-08
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EISSN:
1460-2091
ISSN:
0305-7453
Source identifiers:
940376
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pubs:940376
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2018-11-09

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