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Antibiotic prescribing quality for children in primary care: an observational study

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BACKGROUND: Overuse and inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics is driving antibiotic resistance. GPs often prescribe antibiotics for upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) in young children despite their marginal beneficial effects. AIM: To assess the quality of antibiotic prescribing for common infec...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.3399/bjgp18X694409

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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:
68
Issue:
667
Pages:
e90-e96
Publication date:
2018-01-25
Acceptance date:
2017-09-13
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EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Pubs id:
pubs:820454
URN:
uri:87b084b6-5ed5-49ed-8d41-4c93773ac43a
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uuid:87b084b6-5ed5-49ed-8d41-4c93773ac43a
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pubs:820454

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