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The role of locum GPs in antibiotic prescribing and stewardship: a mixed-methods study

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Background: Most antibiotics are prescribed in primary care. Locum or sessional general practitioners (locums) are perceived as contributing to higher prescribing and may face barriers to engaging with antimicrobial stewardship (AMS). Aim: To identify how locums’ antibiotic prescribing compares to other general practice prescribers, and how they perceive their role in antibiotic prescribing and AMS. Design and Setting: A mixed-methods study in primary care. Methods: Data on antibiotic prescri...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3399/BJGP.2021.0354

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6029-5291
Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of General Practice Journal website
Volume:
72
Issue:
715
Pages:
e118-e127
Publication date:
2021-10-22
Acceptance date:
2021-09-02
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EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1193826
Local pid:
pubs:1193826
Deposit date:
2021-09-02

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