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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1. Summary

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.

Tutor

Ronny Gunnarsson
FoU Centrum Boras, Sweden
Steven Rudolphy
James Cook University. School of Medicaine and Dentistry. Cairns Base hospital campus

Workplaces involved in this project

information Added workplaces
Health Care - Health care providers - Primary Health Care (GP) - Queensland - Cairns - Mount Sheridan Medical Practice
Education - James Cook University (JCU) - Division of Tropical Health and Medicine - College of Medicine and Dentistry - Medicine - Cairns, Clinical School workplace verified by James Cook University on 2018-02-27

2. In depth information

Scientific title

General Practitioner propensity to prescribe antibiotics for respiratory tract infections.

3. Ethics and information for classification purposes

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is or will be applied for

Date commenced

2013-01-13

GPs propensity to prescribe antibiotics for respiratory tract infections, from James Cook University
http://au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/124811