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Antimicrobial management and appropriateness of treatment of urinary tract infection in general practice in Ireland
ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the second most common bacterial infections in general practice and a frequent indication for prescription of antimicrobials. Increasing concern about the association ...
Do general practitioners prescribe more antimicrobials when the weekend comes?
Inappropriate antimicrobial prescribing contributes to the global spread of antimicrobial resistance. The pending weekend with changed availability of general practitioners (GP) and increased patient concern may increase ...
Reconsultation and antimicrobial treatment of urinary tract infection in male and female patients in general practice
(MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute), 2016-09-15)
Current antimicrobial prescribing guidelines indicate that male and female patients with urinary tract infections (UTIs) should be treated with same antimicrobials but for different durations. The aim of this study was to ...