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Antibiotic prescription practices among prescribers for children under five at public health centers III and IV in Mbarara district
(PLOS ONE, 2020-12-28)
Introduction Rational use of medicines requires that patients receive medications appropriate to their clinical needs. Irrational prescription of antibiotics has been reported in many health systems across the world. In ...
Antibiotic use among children under five years with diarrhea in rural communities of Gulu, northern Uganda: a cross-sectional study
(BMC Public Health, 2021-06-29)
Diarrhea is the second leading cause of mortality in children under 5 years of age globally, and the risk of death increases with practices such as restriction of fluid intake and inappropriate use of antibiotics. We ...