Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Improving Veteran Health by Increasing Dental Stewardship of Antibiotics and Opioids|
Katie J Suda
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||Health Services R&D
|| July 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Antibiotics and opioids are the top therapeutic categories prescribed by dentists. Interestingly, factors associ- ated with prescribing behaviors of these medication classes are similar. Our preliminary data on dental pre- scribing demonstrates that 1) high prescribers of opioids are also high prescribers of antibiotics and 2) over- prescribing of antibiotics and opioids is common. However, there is a knowledge gap in our understanding of medication prescribing and overprescribing (for inappropr...
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