Factors affecting physicians' perception of the overuse of antibiotics


Camcioglu Y., Okur D. S. , Aksaray N., Darendeliler F., Hasanoglu E.

MEDECINE ET MALADIES INFECTIEUSES, vol.50, no.8, pp.652-657, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.medmal.2020.01.006
  • Title of Journal : MEDECINE ET MALADIES INFECTIEUSES
  • Page Numbers: pp.652-657
  • Keywords: Antibiotic, Children, Resistance, Overuse, Perception, RESPIRATORY-TRACT INFECTIONS, PRIMARY-HEALTH-CARE, PARENTAL KNOWLEDGE, CHILDREN, PRESCRIPTIONS

Abstract

Objective. - We aimed to determine the reasons for irrational antibiotic use, to evaluate knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of physicians regarding such use, to find factors affecting knowledge of physicians, and to explore precautions that need to be taken to stop irrational antibiotic use.