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)
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.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.