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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.medmal.2020.01.006
  • Journal Name: MEDECINE ET MALADIES INFECTIEUSES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, PASCAL, Agricultural & Environmental Science Database, Biotechnology Research Abstracts, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.652-657
  • Keywords: Antibiotic, Children, Resistance, Overuse, Perception, RESPIRATORY-TRACT INFECTIONS, PRIMARY-HEALTH-CARE, PARENTAL KNOWLEDGE, CHILDREN, PRESCRIPTIONS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

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.