Evaluation of prescribing practices for treatment of mild/moderate community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in Mongolia
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This study has examined prescribing practices for patients with mild/moderate community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) at outpatient settings in Mongolia. The aim was to determine the extent of and factors influencing prescribing practices and to understand reasons for inappropriate prescribing and providing of medicines for treatment of mild/moderate CAP. This study provided useful information for policy makers on prescribing for CAP, emphasizing several issues such as appropriate use of antibiotics and patient safety (safe injection practices).
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