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Despite pediatric and WHO guidelines, ‘irrational’ antibiotic prescribing for diarrhea persists in India

Despite the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) guidelines recommending against the use of antibiotics for acute nonbloody diarrhea, many healthcare providers in India do so, according to a recently published study. “The main financial reason cited by the doctors in the study quoted is… 

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