Not ordering unnecessary tests is one of the ways to reduce inappropriate antibiotic use, according to the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases. The Society nominated the prescription of antibiotics for asymptomatic bacteriuria as one of five low value interventions, in a Perspective piece in The MJA. However in order to reduce prescriptions, clinicians should avoid ...
5 ways to reduce uneccessary antibiotic prescribing
By Mardi Chapman
19 Apr 2017