Using marshmallows to engage the public and improve knowledge of antimicrobial resistance (amr)

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: TUCKER, Avril (Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, Medicines Management)
  • Co-author(s): Avril Jane Tucker
  • Abstract:

    Background

    AMR refers to a natural phenomenon where microorganisms become resistant to antibiotics originally effective in treating them. There is a link between high antibiotic use and the emergence of AMR. GPs cite ‘patient pressure’ as a reason for unnecessary prescriptions. Directly challenging this by increasing awareness of AMR in the public..

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