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Antibiotic prescription strategies and adverse outcome for uncomplicated lower respiratory tract infections: prospective cough complication cohort (3C) study.

Abstract:

Objective

To assess the impact on adverse outcomes of different antibiotic prescribing strategies for lower respiratory tract infections in people aged 16 years or more.

Design

Prospective cohort study.

Setting

UK general practice.

Participants

28 883 patients with lower respiratory tract infection; symptoms, signs, and antibiotic prescribing strategies were recorded at the index consultation.

Main Outcome Measures

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmj.j2148

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Name:
National Institute for Health Research
Grant:
RP-PG-0407-10098
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
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Volume:
357
Pages:
j2148
Publication date:
2017-05-01
Acceptance date:
2017-04-24
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Pmid:
28533265
Language:
English
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pubs:697271
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pubs:697271
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697271
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2018-02-27

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