TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.46, no.1, pp.133-138, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
Antibiotic policy, antibiotic restriction, antibiotic usage, budget execution instructions, specialist, STEWARDSHIP
Background/aim: Broad-spectrum antibiotics have become available for use only with the approval of infectious disease specialists (IDSs) since 2003 in Turkey. This study aimed to analyze the tendencies of doctors who are not disease specialists (non-IDSs) towards the restriction of antibiotics.