respiratory
Medicines

Restrict access to overprescribed antimicrobials: Atlas


The first Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation has suggested restricting access to amoxicillin-clauvanate as a way of reducing the high rates of community antimicrobial use. The Atlas, just released by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, shows that 2013–14 more than 30 million PBS prescriptions for antimicrobials were dispensed. The report noted that many of ...

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