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Antibacterial drug use in hospitalised paediatric patients: a comparison between the UK and Latvia

  • In: Posters
  • At: Amsterdam (the Netherlands) (2012)
  • Type: Poster
  • Poster code: HPS-P-104
  • By: SVIESTINA, Inese (University Children's Hospital, Riga, Latvia)
  • Co-author(s): Aston, J. (Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, United Kingdom)
    Mozgis, D. (Riga Stradins University, Public Health and Epidemiology Department, Riga, Latvia)
  • Abstract:


    Approximately 60% of hospitalised children will receive at least one antibiotic.The aim of this study was to compare the use of antibiotics in a UK and Latvian paediatric hospital.

    Birmingham Children’s Hospital (280 beds), UK (BCH) and the University Children’s Hospital in Riga (614 beds), Latvia, (UCHR) both provide similar


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