High rate of inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions in US, research finds

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/05/160503130846.htm

An estimated 30 percent of outpatient oral antibiotic prescriptions in the US in 2010-2011 may have been inappropriate, findings that support the need for establishing a goal for outpatient antibiotic stewardship, according to a study.

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