Prescripción antibiótica en infecciones respiratorias agudas en atención primaria

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Prescripción antibiótica en infecciones respiratorias agudas en atención primaria. / Malo, S; Bjerrum, L; Feja, C; Lallana, M J; Poncel, A; Rabanaque, M J.

In: Anales de pediatría (Barcelona, Spain : 2003), Vol. 82, No. 6, 06.2015, p. 412-416.

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Malo, S, Bjerrum, L, Feja, C, Lallana, MJ, Poncel, A & Rabanaque, MJ 2015, 'Prescripción antibiótica en infecciones respiratorias agudas en atención primaria', Anales de pediatría (Barcelona, Spain : 2003), vol. 82, no. 6, pp. 412-416. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anpedi.2014.07.016

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Malo, S., Bjerrum, L., Feja, C., Lallana, M. J., Poncel, A., & Rabanaque, M. J. (2015). Prescripción antibiótica en infecciones respiratorias agudas en atención primaria. Anales de pediatría (Barcelona, Spain : 2003), 82(6), 412-416. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anpedi.2014.07.016

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Malo S, Bjerrum L, Feja C, Lallana MJ, Poncel A, Rabanaque MJ. Prescripción antibiótica en infecciones respiratorias agudas en atención primaria. Anales de pediatría (Barcelona, Spain : 2003). 2015 Jun;82(6):412-416. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anpedi.2014.07.016

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Malo, S ; Bjerrum, L ; Feja, C ; Lallana, M J ; Poncel, A ; Rabanaque, M J. / Prescripción antibiótica en infecciones respiratorias agudas en atención primaria. In: Anales de pediatría (Barcelona, Spain : 2003). 2015 ; Vol. 82, No. 6. pp. 412-416.

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title = "Prescripci{\'o}n antibi{\'o}tica en infecciones respiratorias agudas en atenci{\'o}n primaria",
abstract = "INTRODUCTION: Antimicrobial resistance is a worldwide threat to public health. Acute respiratory tract infections are the main reason for antibiotic prescribing in the Spanish paediatric population. The aim of the study was to describe the frequency of antibiotic prescription and their pattern of use in acute respiratory tract infections diagnosed in children in Primary Care in Arag{\'o}n (Spain).METHODOLOGY: A study was conducted over a 1-year period on children between 0 and 14 years-old, recording all episodes of acute otitis, acute pharyngotonsillitis, non-specific upper respiratory infection, and acute bronchitis. The proportion of episodes within each diagnosis receiving an antibiotic prescription was calculated, and the prescribing pattern was determined.RESULTS: Half (50{\%}) of the children in Arag{\'o}n were diagnosed with a respiratory tract infection during the study period. Non-specific upper respiratory infection was the most frequent diagnosis. An antibiotic was prescribed in 75{\%} of pharyngotonsillitis episodes, 72{\%} of otitis, 27{\%} of bronchitis, and 16{\%} of non-specific upper respiratory infections. Broad spectrum antibiotics, mainly amoxicillin and amoxicillin-clavulanic, were predominantly prescribed.CONCLUSIONS: Antibiotic prescribing in respiratory tract infections in children was generally high, and the choice of antibiotics was probably inappropriate in a high percentage of cases. Therefore an improvement in antibiotic prescribing in children appears to be needed.",
author = "S Malo and L Bjerrum and C Feja and Lallana, {M J} and A Poncel and Rabanaque, {M J}",
note = "Copyright {\circledC} 2014 Asociaci{\'o}n Espa{\~n}ola de Pediatr{\'i}a. Published by Elsevier Espa{\~n}a, S.L.U. All rights reserved.",
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T1 - Prescripción antibiótica en infecciones respiratorias agudas en atención primaria

AU - Malo, S

AU - Bjerrum, L

AU - Feja, C

AU - Lallana, M J

AU - Poncel, A

AU - Rabanaque, M J

N1 - Copyright © 2014 Asociación Española de Pediatría. Published by Elsevier España, S.L.U. All rights reserved.

PY - 2015/6

Y1 - 2015/6

N2 - INTRODUCTION: Antimicrobial resistance is a worldwide threat to public health. Acute respiratory tract infections are the main reason for antibiotic prescribing in the Spanish paediatric population. The aim of the study was to describe the frequency of antibiotic prescription and their pattern of use in acute respiratory tract infections diagnosed in children in Primary Care in Aragón (Spain).METHODOLOGY: A study was conducted over a 1-year period on children between 0 and 14 years-old, recording all episodes of acute otitis, acute pharyngotonsillitis, non-specific upper respiratory infection, and acute bronchitis. The proportion of episodes within each diagnosis receiving an antibiotic prescription was calculated, and the prescribing pattern was determined.RESULTS: Half (50%) of the children in Aragón were diagnosed with a respiratory tract infection during the study period. Non-specific upper respiratory infection was the most frequent diagnosis. An antibiotic was prescribed in 75% of pharyngotonsillitis episodes, 72% of otitis, 27% of bronchitis, and 16% of non-specific upper respiratory infections. Broad spectrum antibiotics, mainly amoxicillin and amoxicillin-clavulanic, were predominantly prescribed.CONCLUSIONS: Antibiotic prescribing in respiratory tract infections in children was generally high, and the choice of antibiotics was probably inappropriate in a high percentage of cases. Therefore an improvement in antibiotic prescribing in children appears to be needed.

AB - INTRODUCTION: Antimicrobial resistance is a worldwide threat to public health. Acute respiratory tract infections are the main reason for antibiotic prescribing in the Spanish paediatric population. The aim of the study was to describe the frequency of antibiotic prescription and their pattern of use in acute respiratory tract infections diagnosed in children in Primary Care in Aragón (Spain).METHODOLOGY: A study was conducted over a 1-year period on children between 0 and 14 years-old, recording all episodes of acute otitis, acute pharyngotonsillitis, non-specific upper respiratory infection, and acute bronchitis. The proportion of episodes within each diagnosis receiving an antibiotic prescription was calculated, and the prescribing pattern was determined.RESULTS: Half (50%) of the children in Aragón were diagnosed with a respiratory tract infection during the study period. Non-specific upper respiratory infection was the most frequent diagnosis. An antibiotic was prescribed in 75% of pharyngotonsillitis episodes, 72% of otitis, 27% of bronchitis, and 16% of non-specific upper respiratory infections. Broad spectrum antibiotics, mainly amoxicillin and amoxicillin-clavulanic, were predominantly prescribed.CONCLUSIONS: Antibiotic prescribing in respiratory tract infections in children was generally high, and the choice of antibiotics was probably inappropriate in a high percentage of cases. Therefore an improvement in antibiotic prescribing in children appears to be needed.

U2 - 10.1016/j.anpedi.2014.07.016

DO - 10.1016/j.anpedi.2014.07.016

M3 - Tidsskriftartikel

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VL - 82

SP - 412

EP - 416

JO - Anales de Pediatria

JF - Anales de Pediatria

SN - 1695-4033

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