Clinicians prescribe antibiotics for childhood respiratory tract infection based on assessment, rather than parental expectationBMJ 2020; 368 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l6768 (Published 10 January 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;368:l6768
- Rob Cook, clinical director1,
- Peter Davidson, clinical adviser2,
- Alicia White, clinical specialist1
- on behalf of NIHR Dissemination Centre
- 1Bazian, Economist Intelligence Unit Healthcare, London, UK
- 2Wessex Institute, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
- Correspondence to R Cook
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This project was funded by the NIHR School for Primary Care Research Programme (project number SPCR204).
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