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Article: Volume 45 Number 8 Page 781 - September 2018

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  Dent Update 2018; 45: 781-782

Updates from America:  Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing by US General Dentists

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Abstract: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that more than 262 million prescriptions for antibiotics are written annually in US outpatient facilities.

Author notes: Charles John Palenik, GC Infection Prevention and Control Consultants and Infection Control Writing Support, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA