Antibiotics carried in general practitioners' emergency bags

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6981.736d (Published 18 March 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:736

Having a central supplier would increase carriage of drugs

  1. S W S Menzies
  1. General practitioner Appleby Surgery, North Shields, Tyne and Wear NE29 0SF

    EDITOR,—As part of a course for a diploma in therapeutics I carried out a survey of the drugs carried by general practitioners in 1994. I sent a questionnaire to all 304 course members, who were general practitioners in the areas covered by North Tyneside and Northumberland Family Health Services Authorities, asking about drugs and equipment carried; 193 questionnaires were completed in respect of antibiotics.

    Interesting differences are evident between my findings and those of M J Colbridge and …

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