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

Georgina Kilroy
Med J Aust 2015; 202 (4): 179-180. || doi: 10.5694/mja14.01299
Published online: 2 March 2015

To the Editor: I was interested to gain some insight into the drivers of antibiotic prescribing in Australian residential aged care facilities (RACFs).1 I was surprised, though, that Lim and colleagues did not include residents or their families in consultations, opting to focus solely on the perspectives of health care providers.

  • Georgina Kilroy

  • Therapeutic Guidelines Limited, Melbourne, VIC.

Correspondence: georginakilroy@gmail.com

Competing interests:

The views expressed in this letter are mine and do not necessarily represent those of Therapeutic Guidelines Limited.

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