Delayed antibiotic prescribing and associated antibiotic consumption in adults with acute cough

Francis, Nick A.
September 2012
British Journal of General Practice;Sep2012, Vol. 62 Issue 602, p476
Academic Journal
The article highlights delayed antibiotic prescribing in adults with cough. In a prospective observational study in Europe, it was observed that patients was prescribed antibiotics late was infrequently used in many European primary care networks. Delayed prescribing is defined as a complex intervention that needs more than a simple instruction as it requires data that could d optimize delayed prescription of antibiotics.


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