Antibiotic prescribing practice in residential aged care facilities — health care providers' perspectives

Ching Jou Lim, Megan W-L Kwong and David C M Kong
Med J Aust 2015; 202 (4): . || doi: 10.5694/mja14.01422
Published online: 2 March 2015

In reply: We acknowledge the importance of the consumer in shared decision making regarding patient care. Our focus was to explore antibiotic prescribing practices from health care providers' perspectives,1 including workflow-related factors, in residential aged care facilities (RACFs).

  • Ching Jou Lim1,2
  • Megan W-L Kwong3
  • David C M Kong1

  • 1 Monash University, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 2 Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
  • 3 University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC.


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