The consumption of antibiotics in Portugal - 2000-2007
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: RAMALHINHO, Isabel (Faculty of Pharmacy - University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Ribeirinho, Mafalda (National Agency for Medicines (INFARMED), Lisbon, Portugal)
Vieira, Isaura (National Agency for Medicines (INFARMED), Lisbon, Portugal)
Cabrita, José (Faculty of Pharmacy - University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal)
Background information Microbial resistance to antibiotics emerge as a significant global health problem. The use of antibiotics is an important factor to the development of antibiotic resistance. The aim of our study was to assess the evolution of antibiotic consumption in different Health Regions of Portugal, from 2000 to 2007. Methods Data.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.