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GPs propensity to prescribe antibiotics for respiratory tract infections
GPs propensity to prescribe antibiotics for respiratory tract infections
Document number : 124811
Created by: Eleanor Daniel, 2013-05-02
Last revised by: Ronny Gunnarsson, 2016-06-28
Document created in: James Cook University

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Summary

Scientific title

General Practitioner propensity to prescribe antibiotics for respiratory tract infections.

Abstract for the general public

A retrospective chart review will determine the proportion of patients with an acute respiratory tract infection receiving antibiotics. Furthermore, the study aim to clarify to what extent antibiotic prescription depends on patient characteristics, characteristics of the illness or a doctor factor.

Information for classification purposes

Date commenced

2013-01-13

Advisors, co-workers, project organisation and funding

Tutor

Ronny Gunnarsson
Docent, James Cook University Australia and R&D unit for primary health care Sodra Alvsborg County Sweden
Steven Rudolphy
James Cook University. School of Medicaine and Dentistry. Cairns Base hospital campus

Ethics and other project databases

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