Improper Antibiotic Use Often Due to Misdiagnosis: Study

May 20, 2015 9:00 PM

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WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Misdiagnosis often leads to improper antibiotic use in hospitals, new research finds.

Incorrect antibiotic use can cause patient harm, reduce the effectiveness of antibiotics and increase health care costs, the researchers noted.

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