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Respiratory antibacterial prescribing in primary care and the COVID-19 pandemic in England, winter season 2020–21

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Background Antibacterial prescribing for respiratory tract infections (RTIs) accounts for almost half of all prescribing in primary care. Nearly a quarter of antibacterial prescribing in primary care is estimated to be inappropriate, the greatest being for RTIs. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the provision of healthcare services and impacted the levels of antibacterials prescribed. Objectives To describe the changes in community antibacterial prescribing for RTIs in winter 2020–21 in Engl...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/jac/dkab443

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5995-2207
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0000-0001-5179-5702
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National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Protection Research Unit (HPRU) in Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance, a partnership between the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) and the University of Oxford
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy More from this journal
Volume:
77
Issue:
3
Pages:
799-802
Publication date:
2021-12-13
Acceptance date:
2021-11-12
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EISSN:
1460-2091
ISSN:
0305-7453
Language:
English
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Correspondence
Pubs id:
1221773
Local pid:
pubs:1221773
Deposit date:
2021-12-13

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