Highlights

•    Only 63% of respondents reported AMR as a local problem in their facilities.
•    25% reported that >20% of their patients fail empiric antibiotic therapy.
•    23% of respondents reported aggressive prescribing as necessary to avoid failures.
•    Prescription guidelines had a low to moderate impact on the choice of antibiotic.
•    Education, institution guidelines and regular audits on prescribing reduced AMR.

 

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