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Why undertake a PPS?

So why should you undertake a PPS?

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Undertaking a PPS will help identify which antibiotics are being used.

Depending on the way the PPS is set up and the data collected there can be wealth of information:

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Furthermore, PPS can help to identify targets for quality improvement in antibiotic prescribing, identify interventions to promote better stewardship of antibiotics to assist the fight against antimicrobial resistance and assess the effectiveness of interventions through repeated surveys.

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