Outpatient Antibiotic Use in the South of Portugal
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Poster
- By: RAMALHINHO, Isabel (University of Algarve, Faculty of Science and Technology, Faro, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Cavaco, A. (Faculty of Pharmacy – University of Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal)
Cabrita, J. (Faculty of Pharmacy – University of Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal)
I. BackgroundMicrobial resistance to antibiotics continues to emerge as a significant global health problem. The way antibiotics are used is an important factor contributing to the development of antibiotic resistance.II. AimsTo assess, in Algarve:a)Temporal trends of antibiotic use pattern;b)Antibiotic prescription in Primary Care.III. Methodsa).. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.