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Antibiotics for upper respiratory infections: public knowledge, beliefs and self-medication in the Republic of Macedonia

  • At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
  • Type: Presentations + Posters
  • By: IVANOVSKA, Verica (University Goce Delcev, Faculty of Medical Sciencies, Štip, Macedonia)
  • Co-author(s): Zdravkovska, M. (University Goce Delcev, Štip, Macedonia)
    Angelovska, B. (University Goce Delcev, Štip, Macedonia)
  • Abstract:

    Background: : Self-medication as part of the irrational use of antibiotics contributes to the spread of antimicrobial resistance. However, systematically collected information on resistance rates and antibiotic use, including self-medication, are scarce in Macedonia. Aim:The aim of this first community-based survey in Macedonia was to determine


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Last update 4 October 2019

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