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General practitioner and nurse prescriber experiences of prescribing antibiotics for respiratory tract infections in UK primary care out of hours services (The UNITE Study)

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Aims

To explore General Practitioners (GP) and Nurse Prescribers (NP) views on and experiences of prescribing antibiotics for respiratory tract infections (RTIs) in primary care out of hours (OOH) services.

Background

Interventions are needed to reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescribing for RTIs. Although community antibiotic prescribing appears to be decreasing in the UK, figures for OOH prescribing have substantially increased. Understanding factors influencing ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/jac/dkx429

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Name:
National Institute of Health Research
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy More from this journal
Volume:
73
Issue:
3
Pages:
795–803
Publication date:
2017-12-01
Acceptance date:
2017-10-20
DOI:
EISSN:
1460-2091
ISSN:
0305-7453
Pubs id:
pubs:747092
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uuid:6b65e155-3c50-4600-861e-923313c815b8
Local pid:
pubs:747092
Source identifiers:
747092
Deposit date:
2017-11-21

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