Patients with coughs don’t need antibiotics—pass it on2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f254 (Published 16 January 2013) Cite this as: 2013;346:f254
When US researchers tested a complex intervention to discourage inappropriate antibiotic prescribing for uncomplicated bronchitis, they were rewarded with a significant drop in primary care prescriptions over one winter season. Printed leaflets, posters, and algorithms seemed to work, as …
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