Journal of Antimicrobial Agents

ISSN: 2472-1212

Open Access

Milori Ariana

General Hospital of Messolonghi,

  • Research Article
    Antibiotic Resistance and Infection Control: Physicians Aspects and Beliefs
    Author(s): Milori Ariana and Miliori EleftheriaMilori Ariana and Miliori Eleftheria

    Introduction: Antibiotic resistance is a global healthcare problem, strongly connected to hospital acquired infections. The aim of the study was to imprint doctors' perceptions and beliefs regarding antibiotics use and resistance, and infection prevention and control measures as well. Material and Methods: The current study was conducted in Messolonghi hospital and in Agioi Anargiroi hospital. A specific questionnaire was administered to 123 clinicians of varying specialties, mostly interns. Results: Drawbacks were detected in staff training in terms of proper antibiotic prescription. Their prescribing decisions were mainly affected by their knowledge, training and their previous experience. The vast majority of the participants consider antibiotic resistance as a serious national problem, driven by antibiotic .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2472-1212.1000139

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