Three Minutes Thesis: Factors Affecting Antibiotics Use Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Abstract

This three-minute thesis (3MT) delves into the factors influencing antibiotic use before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pre-pandemic factors like clinician prescribing habits and patient demand drove antibiotic overuse. However, the pandemic introduced new complexities, including increased vigilance in antibiotic prescribing for COVID-19 patients and disruptions in healthcare delivery. Behavioural and patient factors, such as fear of complications and mistrust in healthcare systems, also played a role. Understanding these multifaceted influences is crucial for developing targeted interventions to optimize antibiotic prescribing practices and combat antimicrobial resistance in the COVID-19 era.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jul 2022
EventPGR Student Conference 2022 - Hatefield, United Kingdom
Duration: 7 Jul 20227 Jul 2022

Conference

ConferencePGR Student Conference 2022
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
CityHatefield
Period7/07/227/07/22

Keywords

  • Three minutes thesis
  • thesis
  • research project
  • Antibiotic Prescribing
  • Antibiotics
  • Antibiotic research
  • storytelling
  • Research Registeration
  • three phase research
  • study design
  • Storyboards
  • 3MT
  • Three-minutes thesis
  • Covid 19 pandemic
  • NHS England
  • Public Health
  • antibiotic utilitsation

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