Behandling av patienter med hud- och mjukdelsinfektioner. Resultat av STRAMAs diagnos- och receptundersokning bland allmanlakare

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Abstract

n one week of November 2000 and 2002, a diagnosis-antibiotic prescribing study was performed in general practice in 5 counties in Sweden. In total 11 515 patients were registered with a diagnosis of an infectious disease. Skin- and soft tissue infections were responsible for 10% of the visits and 13% of the antibioitc prescriptions. Older people (> 65 years) had more skin- and soft tissue infections in comparison to younger people. A high percentage of the patients received antibiotics.

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  • Infectious Medicine

Keywords

  • Hudsjukdomar, Läkemedelsförskrivning, mikrobiell, Antibakteriella medel, Läkemedelsresistens, infektiösa, Mjukdelsinfektioner
Translated title of the contributionTreatment of patients with skin and soft tissue infections. Results from the STRAMA survey of diagnoses and prescriptions among general practitioners
Original languageSwedish
Pages (from-to)3165-3167
JournalLäkartidningen
Volume103
Issue number42
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes