More acute RTls as GPs cut scripts

Wilkinson, Emma
November 2004
Pulse;11/1/2004, Vol. 64 Issue 43, p12
Focuses on the causal link of between falling antibiotic prescriptions and the rising severity of respiratory illnesses in Great Britain. Assertion of the Specialist Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance that general practitioners should not start prescribing more antibiotics; Analysis of prescribing data and hospital records suggests that there is a decrease in antibiotics scripts fell per patients. INSET: Conflicting evidence on antibiotics and respiratory illness.


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