Special Issue on Role of Primary Health Care on the Management of Antimicrobial Resistance

Submission Deadline: Mar. 10, 2020

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Special Issue Flyer (PDF)
  • Lead Guest Editor
    • Nuno Parente
      Viver Mais Family Health Unit, Porto, Portugal
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  • Introduction

    Antimicrobial resistance is currently one of the most worrying public health problems globally, threatening to return to a pre-antibiotic era. Worldwide the impact of resistant bacterial infections is reflected in increasing deaths, disability-adjusted life years, costs in health care and loss of work productivity. The variation antimicrobial resistance is wide and dependent on the bacterial strain, local use of antimicrobials and geographic region, but its growth is transverse. Inadequate antibiotic intake is a modifiable factor and most often implicated in the induction of antimicrobial resistance. Given the fact that 80-90% of antibiotics are prescribed in primary health care this special issue is to improve the perception and encourage dissemination of research in the area of Antimicrobial Resistance. Original research papers are solicited in any aspect of innovative approach on dealing with this issue, regarding the role of Primary Care.
    Aims and Scope:
    1. Antibiotic consumption
    2. Antibiotic stewardship
    3. Health literacy
    4. Bacterial resistant infections
    5. Primary care organization
    6. Physicians’role

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.medicinehealthcare.org/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.