Data show significant antibiotic over prescribing for kids in ERs

A new study has found that children receive more than 2 million unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions a year in US emergency departments (EDs), with most inappropriate prescribing occurring in nonpediatric EDs. The findings appeared yesterday in the journal Pediatrics.

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Jan 8 Pediatrics study

Jan 8 Pediatrics commentary

By |2019-01-10T14:06:04+00:00January 10th, 2019|

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