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Table 1 Antimicrobials prescribed by clinical specialties

From: 'Careful goodbye at the door': is there role for antimicrobial stewardship interventions for antimicrobial therapy prescribed on hospital discharge?

Clinical Specialities Restricted antimicrobial Unrestricted antimicrobial Percent(%) use of restricted agents
Respiratory 2 32 6
General medicine 8 105 7.4
Geriatrics 1 16 6
Surgery a 4 60 6.6
Cardiology 4 9 44
Urology 0 8 0
Total 19 230  
  1. aincludes general, colorectal and orthopaedic