Lesley Hawes

BSc (Hons), GCUT, MPH, MASM, PhD Fellow, Department of General Practice, Monash University; and National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship, Melbourne, 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.