Study of antibiotic consumption pattern in acute exacerbation of copd
- In: Posters F - Pharmacoepidemiology and Health Technology Assessment
- At: PSWC, Melbourne (Australia) (2014)
- Type: Poster
- Poster code: PF-011
- By: SUHAJ, A. (Manipal University, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal, India)
- Co-author(s): Mk, Unnikrish (Manipal University, Manipal, India)
Mohan, Manu (Manipal University, Manipal, India)
Mallikarjuna Rao (Manipal University, Manipal, India)
Vijayanarayana (Manipal University, Manipal, India)
Background: Many patients with an exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are treated with antibiotics. However, the value of antibiotics remains uncertain as, systematic reviews and clinical trials have shown conflicting results.
Aim: To evaluate the pattern of antibiotic consumption in acute exacerbations of COPD in a.. The access to the whole abstract and if available the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.