Australian GPs are prescribing antibiotics for acute respiratory infections at rates 4-9 times higher than recommended by Therapeutic Guidelines. The findings from the Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH) study are the first to quantify the extent of the problem. The study found about 5.97 million cases of acute respiratory infections were managed ...
GPs not following antibiotics prescribing guidelines
By Mardi Chapman
10 Jul 2017