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From marshmallows to magic: engaging the public to reduce 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
BackgroundAMR 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.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.
Last update 13 May 2019