Pattern Of Antibiotic Prescription By Clinicians For The Treatment Of Acute Pharyngo-Tonsillitis Amongst Children Attending Princess Marie Louise Children Hospital In Accra

ABSTRACT Background: Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) resulting from the misuse and overuse of antibiotics remains a serious public health concern, with majority of clinicians prescription of antibiotics related to reported cases of acute respiratory infections such as pharyngotonsillitis. Objective: The objective of the study is to assess the pattern of antibiotic prescription by clinicians for treatment of acute pharyngo-tonsillitis and factors associated with prescribing antibiotics for the diagnosed cases among children attending Princess Marie Louise Children’s hospital in Accra. Methods: The study employed a descriptive cross-sectional design with quantitative approach to data collection. Questionnaire was used as method of data collection. The study consecutively sampled 422 children and their medical records for analysis. Descriptive analysis included percentages, frequencies, means and standard deviations of major variables. Test of association using chi-square test and Fisher’s exact was performed. A multiple logistic regression was used to determine significant predictors of antibiotic prescription with significant level set at p

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A., G (2021). Pattern Of Antibiotic Prescription By Clinicians For The Treatment Of Acute Pharyngo-Tonsillitis Amongst Children Attending Princess Marie Louise Children Hospital In Accra. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/pattern-of-antibiotic-prescription-by-clinicians-for-the-treatment-of-acute-pharyngo-tonsillitis-amongst-children-attending-princess-marie-louise-children-hospital-in-accra

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A., GEORGINA "Pattern Of Antibiotic Prescription By Clinicians For The Treatment Of Acute Pharyngo-Tonsillitis Amongst Children Attending Princess Marie Louise Children Hospital In Accra" Afribary. Afribary, 05 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/pattern-of-antibiotic-prescription-by-clinicians-for-the-treatment-of-acute-pharyngo-tonsillitis-amongst-children-attending-princess-marie-louise-children-hospital-in-accra. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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A., GEORGINA . "Pattern Of Antibiotic Prescription By Clinicians For The Treatment Of Acute Pharyngo-Tonsillitis Amongst Children Attending Princess Marie Louise Children Hospital In Accra". Afribary, Afribary, 05 Apr. 2021. Web. 15 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/pattern-of-antibiotic-prescription-by-clinicians-for-the-treatment-of-acute-pharyngo-tonsillitis-amongst-children-attending-princess-marie-louise-children-hospital-in-accra >.

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A., GEORGINA . "Pattern Of Antibiotic Prescription By Clinicians For The Treatment Of Acute Pharyngo-Tonsillitis Amongst Children Attending Princess Marie Louise Children Hospital In Accra" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 15, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/pattern-of-antibiotic-prescription-by-clinicians-for-the-treatment-of-acute-pharyngo-tonsillitis-amongst-children-attending-princess-marie-louise-children-hospital-in-accra