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Establishing a pharmacist–prescriber partnership in publicly funded primary healthcare clinics to optimise antibiotic prescribing in the Western Cape: An exploratory study

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Background: Promoting evidence-based antibiotic prescribing through successful antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) programmes is critical to preserving the effectiveness of antibiotics for common infections in primary care. This requires a coordinated multidisciplinary effort. Such pharmacist–prescriber partnerships have been effective in high-income countries (HICs). Yet, evidence generated in such countries is not always applicable because of different social determinants of health. Methods: A...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.4102/safp.v62i1.5090

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Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Somerville College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6229-5057
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ORCID:
0000-0002-8779-3458
Publisher:
Cogent OA
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South African Family Practice More from this journal
Volume:
62
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2020-06-22
Acceptance date:
2020-04-20
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EISSN:
2078-6204
ISSN:
2078-6190
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Pubs id:
1114408
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pubs:1114408
Deposit date:
2020-06-23

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