Fewer antibiotics prescribed to children

Sibbald, Barbara
March 2001
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/06/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 5, p680
Academic Journal
Discusses a report by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) which indicates that American doctors are prescribing fewer antibiotics in 2001 than in 1997. How the CDC has been campaigning for the appropriate use of antibiotics; Report from Canada's National Information Program on Antibiotics on a decline in drug-resistant superbugs; Efforts to combat antimicrobial resistance which has resulted from overuse of antibiotics.


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