Antibacterial drug use in hospitalised paediatric patients: a comparison between the UK and Latvia
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Poster
- By: SVIESTINA, Inese (University Children's Hospital, Riga, Latvia)
- Co-author(s): Aston, J. (Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, United Kingdom)
Mozgis, D. (Riga Stradins University, Public Health and Epidemiology Department, Riga, Latvia)
Approximately 60% of hospitalised children will receive at least one antibiotic.The aim of this study was to compare the use of antibiotics in a UK and Latvian paediatric hospital.
Birmingham Children’s Hospital (280 beds), UK (BCH) and the University Children’s Hospital in Riga (614 beds), Latvia, (UCHR) both provide similar The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.