Healthcare providers a major contributor to problem of antibiotic overuse

20 julio 2015

Differences in the routines of individual providers drives variation in antibiotic prescribing, more than differences in patient characteristics, standards of practice at different hospitals, or clinical settings (emergency department, primary care, urgent care). The report is an important step toward understanding the problem of antibiotic overuse, a major public health concern given the rise in antibiotic-resistant ‘superbugs.’img src=»» height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/