Factsheet for primary care prescribers
A factsheet on antibiotic resistance in primary care provides primary care prescribers with EU and national data on the latest trends.
Key messages for primary care prescribers
Primary care accounts for about 80% to 90% of all antibiotic prescriptions
A model for a patient dialogue on the basis of available evidence provides guidance and support for primary care prescribers who encounter patient pressure for antibiotics, and promotes appropriate antibiotic use by patients. It can be used as a fact sheet or as a desk reminder during consultations.