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Experts found 23.2% of antibiotics were inappropriate, but many other prescriptions fell in gray areas.
Oral antibiotic prescribing by dermatologists fell 37% from 2008 through 2016, but use in some areas rose.
The review recommends categorizing patients into low-, medium-, and high-risk.
Late-career docs were 50% more likely to prescribe long courses than younger docs.
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