“Awareness and Knowledge about Antibiotic Use and Resistance among Students of Northern Border University Saudi Arabia”

“Irrational antibiotic use has led society to antibiotic resistance a serious health problem worldwide, which is now trying to be solved by many various approaches.

Objective of the study aimed examine the level of knowledge about antibiotic treatment and awareness of antibiotic resistance among the students at Northern Border University.

The study revealed a high percentage of inappropriate antibiotic knowledge and a high rate of self-medication with antibiotics among students at NBU. Education programs should be developed, targeting specific public groups identified in this study, with lower antibiotic knowledge and higher self-medication risk.”

Source: Journal of Tropical Diseases and Public Health

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