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Expectations for consultations and antibiotics for respiratory tract infection in primary care: the RTI clinical iceberg.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Respiratory tract infection (RTI) is the commonest indication for community antibiotic prescriptions. Prescribing is rising and is influenced by patients' consulting behaviour and beliefs. AIM: To build up a profile of the 'RTI clinical iceberg' by exploring how the general public manage RTI, visit GPs and why. DESIGN AND SETTING: Two-phase qualitative and quantitative study in England. METHOD: Qualitative interviews with 17 participants with acute RTI visiting pharmacies in Engla...

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10.3399/bjgp13x669149

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McNulty, CA More by this author
Nichols, T More by this author
French, DP More by this author
Butler, CC More by this author
Journal:
The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Volume:
63
Issue:
612
Pages:
e429-e436
Publication date:
2013-07-05
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EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
URN:
uuid:cd8fdb10-4c85-4ea7-8bcb-d4bcbf458944
Source identifiers:
418148
Local pid:
pubs:418148

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