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overprescribe

Saltos de línea: over|pre¦scribe
Pronunciación: /əʊvəprɪˈskrʌɪb
 
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Definición de overprescribe en inglés:

verbo

[with object]
Prescribe (a drug or treatment) in greater amounts or on more occasions than necessary: doctors have been overprescribing antibiotics for decades
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Antimicrobial drugs are overprescribed and inappropriately used.
  • Older adults often are overprescribed antibiotics for treatment of chronic coughs with thickened sputum.
  • Physicians overprescribe antibiotics because of patient demand and fear of lawsuits.

Derivados

overprescription

1
Pronunciación: /-ˈskrɪpʃ(ə)n/
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • When people talk about Ritalin the immediate reaction is that there is overprescription.
  • ‘For sheer overprescription, no doctor can touch the American farmer,’ reported Newsweek.
  • While the public concerns itself with overprescription, about half of children with ADHD go without treatment in a given year.

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