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Symptom response to antibiotic prescribing strategies in acute sore throat in adults: the DESCARTE prospective cohort study in UK general practice.

Abstract:

Background

Guidelines recommend prolonged treatment courses for acute sore throat but shorter courses may be used in practice.

Aim

To determine whether antibiotic duration and class predicts adverse outcome of acute sore throat in adults in routine care.

Design and setting

A secondary analysis of a prospective cohort study of 14610 adults presenting with acute sore throat in primary care.

Methods

A brief clinical proforma was used t...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3399/bjgp17x692321

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0102-3453
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Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of General Practice Journal website
Volume:
67
Issue:
662
Pages:
e634
Publication date:
2017-08-05
Acceptance date:
2017-05-15
DOI:
ISSN:
0960-1643 and 1478-5242
Pubs id:
pubs:719793
URN:
uri:3976a12f-b678-4d67-8e03-91db411a7026
UUID:
uuid:3976a12f-b678-4d67-8e03-91db411a7026
Local pid:
pubs:719793
Language:
English
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