Authors

Kirsty Buising

MBBS, MD, MPH, FRACP, Deputy Director, National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship; Infectious diseases physician, Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Vic

Use of electronic medical records to describe general practitioner antibiotic prescribing patterns

There are no obvious reasons why antibiotic use should be higher in the Australian community setting; therefore, it is likely that some antibiotic use may be unnecessary.