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Developing a community pharmacists’ antibiotic prescription checklist

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: HOWARD, Philip (University of Leeds, United Kingdom)
  • Co-author(s): Gillian Hawksworth: Pharmacy, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, United Kingdom
    Safiya Karim: Pharmacy, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, United Kingdom
    Sabah Chugtai: Pharmacy, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, United Kingdom
    Saima Afzal: Pharmacy, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, United Kingdom
    Philip Howard: School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a worldwide public health crisis. Pharmacists can optimise the use of antibiotics during the dispensing and counselling processes.

    Methods

    An antibiotic counselling checklist was developed. It was trialled for first 3 months in 2017 by 14 consenting community pharmacists who had been trained to use

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Last update 13 May 2019

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