OBJECTIVES: Interventions aimed at enhancing the quality of antibiotic prescribing often highlight the threat of antimicrobial resistance. Although most antibiotics are prescribed by general practitioners (GPs), little is known of their perceptions of this issue. The aim of this study was therefore to achieve a deeper understanding of GPs' perceptions of antimicrobial resistance. METHODS: A qualitative interview, grounded theory study. Forty GPs were interviewed, 26 from high fluoroquinolone...Expand abstract
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General practitioners' perceptions of antimicrobial resistance: a qualitative study.
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