TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.39, no.1, pp.125-131, 2009 (SCI-Expanded)
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TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
Antibiotic use, appropriateness, PRESCRIPTION, RESISTANCE, PATTERNS, THERAPY, MISUSE
Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated:
Aims: Antimicrobial drugs are among the most commonly prescribed drugs in hospitals. Inappropriate use of antibiotics leads to development of antimicrobial resistance. The alms of this study were to determine the rate of antibiotic usage in hospitalized patients, the reasons for antibiotic therapy, irrational uses. and the rates of irrational use in patients hospitalized in Ankara Education and Research Hospital.