UCL Antimicrobial Resistance


Gabriele Pollara publishes in PLOS One

24 May 2016

pub innate2adaptive.com/gabriele-pollara" target="_self">Gabriele Pollara et al's work on how a smartphone app influences antimicrobial prescribing behaviour was published in PLOS One

In this study, which was conducted at UCLH, the authors explored the feasibility of replacing paper-based guides with smartphone applications for antimicrobial prescribing guidance. The authors concluded that smartphone apps are an effective and acceptable format and suggest they may empower users to challenge incorrect prescribing. Future work will need to focus on the direct impact on drug prescriptions and identifying barriers to implementing smartphone apps in other clinical settings. 

This work contributes to the Changing Behaviour and Environment Theme