Antibiotic Use Among Hospitalized Adult Patients in a Setting with Limited Laboratory Infrastructure in Freetown Sierra Leone, 2017-2018

  04 November 2019

The authors found high rates of antibiotic use, of which a large fraction was not based on laboratory evidence. Lack of oversight and microbiological support are drivers of poor prescribing in many developing countries, which lack financial resources and serve a sicker population. Greater investments are needed to establish antimicrobial stewardship program and provide clinicians with diagnostic support to enable improvements in patient outcomes and curb the spread of antibiotic resistance.

Author(s): Sulaiman Lakoh et al
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