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Antibiotic prescription practices for pneumonia, skin and soft tissue infections and urinary tract infections throughout the US Veterans Affairs system

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Jones, Makoto
Huttner, Angela
Rubin, Michael
Samore, Matthew H
Published in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 2013, vol. 68, no. 10, p. 2393-9
Abstract Currently used metrics for antibiotic utilization are not linked to a diagnosis and may be difficult to interpret. We aimed to describe patterns and variation in antibiotic management of three common infectious disease diagnoses in Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (VAMCs).
Keywords Anti-Bacterial Agents/therapeutic useCohort StudiesDrug Prescriptions/statistics & numerical dataDrug Utilization/statistics & numerical dataHumansPneumonia, Bacterial/drug therapyRetrospective StudiesSkin Diseases, Bacterial/drug therapySoft Tissue Infections/drug therapyUnited StatesUnited States Department of Veterans AffairsUrinary Tract Infections/drug therapy
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PMID: 23681271
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Research group Groupe Harbarth Stephan (Staphylocoques dorés résistants à la méthicilline) (866)
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HUTTNER, Benedikt et al. Antibiotic prescription practices for pneumonia, skin and soft tissue infections and urinary tract infections throughout the US Veterans Affairs system. In: Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 2013, vol. 68, n° 10, p. 2393-9. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:36202

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