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Pediatric inpatient antibiotic prescription practices in the chain network hospitals at baseline

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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a growing global concern. Antibiotic stewardship is being promoted to reduce AMR. However, few studies have documented inpatient antibiotic prescription practices in lowresource settings. We audited the 240 clinical notes of 2-23 month-old inpatient children in Bangladesh (2), Kenya (3), Malawi (1), Pakistan (1) and Uganda (1) as part of a baseline assessment in a study to identify risk factors for mortality in acutely ill inpatients, particularly in undernou...

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Peer reviewed
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10.4269/ajtmh.abstract2017

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Tornberg-Belanger, SN More by this author
Tickell, KD More by this author
Mangale, DI More by this author
Jobayer, CM More by this author
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American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Publisher's website
Publication date:
2017-11-10
Acceptance date:
2017-04-16
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pubs:825046
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uri:895376cc-0b52-419a-946a-d1f461241d11
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uuid:895376cc-0b52-419a-946a-d1f461241d11
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pubs:825046

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