European Surveillance of Antibiotic Consumption (ESAC) point prevalence survey 2008: paediatric antimicrobial prescribing in 32 hospitals of 21 European countries

Amadeo, Brice; Zarb, Peter; Muller, Arno; Drapier, Nico; Vankerckhoven, Vanessa; Rogues, Anne-Marie; Davey, Peter; Goossens, Herman
October 2010
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (JAC);Oct2010, Vol. 65 Issue 10, p2247
Academic Journal
Background: Antimicrobials are the most common medicines prescribed to children, but very little is known about patterns of hospital paediatric antimicrobial prescribing. This study aimed at describing paediatric antimicrobial prescribing in European hospitals to identify targets for quality improvement.


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