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Differences in outpatient antibiotic use between a Spanish region and a Nordic country

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Sara Malo-Fumanal, María José Rabanaque-Hernández, Cristina Feja-Solana, María Jesús Lallana-Alvarez, Javier Armesto-Gómez, Lars Bjerrum

Antibiotic use and misuse are linked to pathogen resistance and, as such, both constitute a public health issue with local, national, and global dimensions. Early studies have shown striking variations in the use of these drugs between Nordic and Mediterranean countries. The aim of the present study was to describe and compare antibiotic prescribing in Primary Care in Denmark and Aragón (a North-eastern Spanish region).
Original languageEnglish
JournalEnfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiologia Clinica
Volume32
Issue number7
Pages (from-to)412–417
Number of pages6
ISSN0213-005X
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2014

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