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Protocol for an ‘efficient design’ cluster randomised controlled trial to evaluate a complex intervention to improve antibiotic prescribing for CHIldren presenting to primary care with acute COugh and respiratory tract infection: the CHICO study

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Introduction Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) in children are common and present major resource implications for primary care. Unnecessary use of antibiotics is associated with the development and proliferation of antimicrobial resistance. In 2016, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)-funded ‘TARGET’ programme developed a prognostic algorithm to identify children with acute cough and RTI at very low risk of 30-day hospitalisation and unlikely to need antibioti... Expand abstract
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10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041769

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11
Issue:
3
Article number:
e041769
Publication date:
2021-03-29
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2021-01-13
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2044-6055
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33782018
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1170668
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2021-04-26

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