Inappropriate antimicrobial use in Turkish pediatric hospitals: A multicenter point prevalence survey


Ceyhan M., Yildirim I. , Ecevit C., Aydogan A., Ornek A., Salman N., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol.14, no.1, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijid.2009.03.013
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Abstract

Objectives: Although well-defined principles of rational antimicrobial use are available, inappropriate prescribing patterns are reported worldwide. Accurate information on the usage of antimicrobials, including factors associated with and influencing their use, is valuable for improving the quality of prescription practices.