Evaluation of antibiotic use among hospitalised patients in a paediatric department of a training hospital in Turkey


Oğuz E. , Bebitoğlu B. , Nuhoğlu Ç., Çağ Y. , Hodzic A., Temel F., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.75, no.3, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 75 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ijcp.13782
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE

Abstract

Background Antibiotics are widely used and inaccurate or inappropriate prescription of antibiotics causes a significant increase in the prevalence of multidrug-resistant bacterial infections among children. This research aimed to study antibiotic prescriptions in hospitalised paediatric patients and to determine the prevalence of inappropriate antimicrobial use and the main types of prescribing errors.