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Cephalosporins - do they still have a role in primary care


Thompson, AJ, Cephalosporins - do they still have a role in primary care, Prescriber, 19, (23-24) pp. 24-27. ISSN 0959-6682 (2008) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

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Cephalosporins are barely mentioned in the HPA's guidance on treating infection and there is rising concern over their role in the development of C. difficile. Angus Thompson argues that, with suitable alternatives available, there is little reason to continue prescribing them.

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Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Research Division:Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Research Group:Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences
Research Field:Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Other health
Objective Field:Other health not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Thompson, AJ (Mr Angus Thompson)
ID Code:55836
Year Published:2008
Deposited By:Pharmacy
Deposited On:2009-03-13
Last Modified:2009-07-28

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