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Point prevalence survey of antibiotic use and resistance at a referral hospital in Kenya: findings and implications.

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Summary of "Point prevalence survey of antibiotic use and resistance at a referral hospital in Kenya: findings and implications."

A substantial amount of antibiotic use in hospitals may be inappropriate, potentially leading to the development and spread of antibiotic resistance, adverse effects, mortality and increased hospital costs. The objective was to assess current patterns of antibiotic use in a leading referral hospital in Western Kenya. This would lead to the identification of opportunities for quality improvement in this hospital and across Kenya.

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Name: Hospital practice (1995)
ISSN: 2154-8331
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