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General practitioners' perceptions of introducing near-patient testing for common infections into routine primary care: a qualitative study.

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OBJECTIVE: Near-patient tests are promoted for guiding management of common infections in primary care with a view to enhancing the effectiveness of prescribing decisions and containing antimicrobial resistance. Changes in clinical practice should be based on appraisals of the factors that might influence change, viewed from the perspective of those expected to implement the change. We therefore explored the views of general practitioners concerning the possible introduction of near-patient ...

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Publisher copy:
10.1080/02813430701726285

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Butler, CC More by this author
Simpson, S More by this author
Journal:
Scandinavian journal of primary health care
Volume:
26
Issue:
1
Pages:
17-21
Publication date:
2008
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EISSN:
1502-7724
ISSN:
0281-3432
URN:
uuid:b41cfdfc-f7d1-4c02-8144-d30a07ef4116
Source identifiers:
418192
Local pid:
pubs:418192

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