Non-prescribed antibiotic use for children at community levels in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Dumessa Edessa, Nega Assefa, Yadeta Dessie, Fekede Asefa, Girmaye Dinsa & Lemessa Oljira
Abstract Background Non-prescribed antibiotic use is an emerging risky practice around the globe. An inappropriate use involving nonprescription access is one cause of the rapid increase in antibiotic resistance. Children commonly encounter many self-limiting illnesses for which they frequently use antibiotics without prescription. However, no specific and conclusive evidence exists to inform actions against this unsafe practice. We thus aimed to estimate the pooled proportion of non-prescribed antibiotic use for children at community levels in...
This data repository is not currently reporting usage information. For information on how your repository can submit usage information, please see our documentation.