A multidisciplinary intervention to reduce antibiotic duration in lower respiratory tract infections

Colin Murray, Arlene Shaw, Matthew Lloyd, Robin P. Smith, Thomas C. Fardon, Stuart Schembri, James D. Chalmers (Lead / Corresponding author)

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    Abstract

    Prolonged antibiotic courses are common in patients with lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) and contribute to antibiotic resistance and side effects. This study describes a multidisciplinary intervention to reduce antibiotic duration in LRTI patients.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)515-518
    Number of pages4
    JournalJournal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
    Volume69
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Feb 2014

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    Respiratory Tract Infections
    Anti-Bacterial Agents
    Microbial Drug Resistance

    Keywords

    • Side effects
    • Pneumonia
    • COPD
    • Asthma
    • LRTIs

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    Murray, Colin ; Shaw, Arlene ; Lloyd, Matthew ; Smith, Robin P. ; Fardon, Thomas C. ; Schembri, Stuart ; Chalmers, James D. / A multidisciplinary intervention to reduce antibiotic duration in lower respiratory tract infections. In: Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 2014 ; Vol. 69, No. 2. pp. 515-518.
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    In: Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Vol. 69, No. 2, 02.2014, p. 515-518.

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