Public education—a progress report

Mark Woodhead, Roger Finch
2007 Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy  
For inappropriate antibiotic prescribing to be reduced, education of the public in addition to the medical profession is essential, so that antibiotics are not the expected outcome of every medical consultation. This article summarizes the steps taken by the Specialist Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance to educate both adults and children. These steps provide a firm foundation for future efforts in what will need to be a continuing campaign.
doi:10.1093/jac/dkm158 pmid:17656383 fatcat:uiyfwft5j5dlvg6wobshpsloz4