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Antibiotic sales in rural and urban pharmacies in northern Vietnam: an observational study.

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BACKGROUND: The irrational overuse of antibiotics should be minimized as it drives the development of antibiotic resistance, but changing these practices is challenging. A better understanding is needed of practices and economic incentives for antibiotic dispensing in order to design effective interventions to reduce inappropriate antibiotic use. Here we report on both quantitative and qualitative aspects of antibiotic sales in private pharmacies in northern Vietnam. METHOD: A cross-sectional...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/2050-6511-15-6

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Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy More from this funder
Wellcome Trust More from this funder
Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC pharmacology and toxicology Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
1
Pages:
6
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
2050-6511
ISSN:
1471-2210
URN:
uuid:74f51275-cd50-49f6-b058-73593404a6c6
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449269
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pubs:449269

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