Challenges Ahead of Studying Antibacterial Utilization in Hospitals: Limitations of Recommended Methods

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Published
2018-02-03
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Taghizadeh-Ghehi M. Challenges Ahead of Studying Antibacterial Utilization in Hospitals: Limitations of Recommended Methods. jpc. 4(3-4):50-1.
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