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N Spyridis, M Sharland. The European Union Antibiotic Awareness Day: the paediatric perspective. Arch Dis Child 2008;93:909–10. Owing to human error a reference was inadvertently omitted. The reference is 12a:
SACAR Paediatric Subgroup. The use of antibacterials in children: a report of the Specialist Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance (SACAR) Paediatric Subgroup. J Antimicrob Chemother 2007;60(Suppl 1):i15–26.
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In the UK, paediatric community antibiotic prescribing declined by over a third in the late 1990s and early 2000s following an international trend, but has now increased again by almost 10% since 2003.12a Most antibiotic prescriptions are given to children with non-specific upper respiratory tract infections or for fever with non-specific diagnoses.12a
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