Antibiotic Prescribing Volume

Below is a detailed view that examines dynamics of antibiotic prescribing.

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What is the relationship between consultations and antibiotic prescribing volume?

Positive relationship between consultation rates for common infections and prescribing rates of antibiotics, both standardized per thousand STAR-PU patients. Practices that deal with high volume of consultations for common infections tend to be high prescribers of antibiotics. The visual display is interactive and hypothetical practices can be selected to mark their position in the two-dimensional array by a red circle.

What is the effect of interventions on prescription rates?

Series of weekly prescribing of antibiotics per thousand registered patients. It shows detailed evolution in prescribing rates that can uncover the effect of new guidelines or bacterial pathogen outbreaks.