Rational use of medicine in dentistry: do dentists prescribe antibiotics in appropriate indications?


KOYUNCUOĞLU C. Z. , Aydin M., Kirmizi N. I. , Aydin V., Aksoy M., Isli F., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY, vol.73, no.8, pp.1027-1032, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 73 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00228-017-2258-7
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1027-1032

Abstract

There are concerns regarding appropriate use of antibiotics in dentistry practice. Data on dental antibiotic prescribing patterns by dentists is relatively limited. This nationwide study aimed to examine dentists' antibiotic prescriptions in a diagnosis-based manner in Turkey.