QuickStats: Percentage of Emergency Department Visits for Acute Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infection That Had an Antimicrobial Ordered or Prescribed, by Metropolitan Statistical Area — United States, 2008–2015
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QuickStats: Percentage of Emergency Department Visits for Acute Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infection That Had an Antimicrobial Ordered or Prescribed, by Metropolitan Statistical Area — United States, 2008–2015
  • Published Date:

    January 26 2018

  • Source:
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 67(3):111
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  • Language:
    English
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  • Alternative Title:
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
  • Description:
    From 2008-2011 to 2012-2015, the percentage of visits for acute viral upper respiratory tract infection that had an antimicrobial ordered or prescribed decreased from 37.1% to 25.5% among emergency departments (EDs) located in nonmetropolitan statistical areas, but this decline was not seen among EDs in metropolitan statistical areas. In 2008-2011, the percentage was higher among nonmetropolitan EDs than metropolitan EDs, but there was no difference in 2012-2015.
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  • Pubmed ID:
    29370155
  • Pubmed Central ID:
    PMC5812310
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