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Protocol for a randomised trial of higher versus lower intensity patient-provider communication interventions to reduce antibiotic misuse in two paediatric ambulatory clinics in the USA

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Children with acute respiratory tract infections (ARTIs) are prescribed up to 11.4 million unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions annually. Inadequate parent–provider communication is a chief contributor, yet efforts to reduce overprescribing have only indirectly targeted communication or been impractical. This paper describes our multisite, parallel group, cluster randomised trial comparing two feasible interventions for enhancing parent–provider communication on the ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020981

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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
5
Pages:
e020981
Publication date:
2018-05-09
Acceptance date:
2018-04-05
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EISSN:
2044-6055
ISSN:
2044-6055
Pubs id:
pubs:853758
URN:
uri:6e263980-8d79-41ef-8440-e1886a2385c0
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uuid:6e263980-8d79-41ef-8440-e1886a2385c0
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pubs:853758

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