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SELF-MEDICATION WITH ANTIBIOTICS: A CROSS-SECTIONAL NATIONAL SURVEY AMONG SRI LANKAN PUBLIC
- At: 2019 FIP Congress in AbuDhabi (United Arab Emirates)
- Type: Poster
- By: ZAWAHIR, Mohamed Shukry (The University of Sydney, School of Pharmacy, Australia)
- Co-author(s): Shukry Zawahir: School of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Sarath Lekamwasam: Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
Kjell H. Halvorsen: Department of Pharmacy, The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
Parisa Aslani: School of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
BackgroundSelf-medication with antibiotics may contribute to antibiotic resistance and is considered a significant threat to global heath.
MethodsA cross-sectional survey was conducted in a national public sample (n=1100) from Dec 2016 to Aug 2017. Data were collected using a structured survey, on demographic characteristics; knowledge about.. 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 4 October 2019