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Don't wear me out--the public's knowledge of and attitudes to antibiotic use.
OBJECTIVES To assess the public's knowledge and attitudes to antibiotics, their reported antibiotic use and the relationship between them. PATIENTS AND METHODS A questionnaire was included in theExpand
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The public's attitudes to and compliance with antibiotics.
Although a third of the public still believe that antibiotics work against coughs and colds, simply getting the public to believe otherwise may not be enough to reduce the level of prescribing. TheExpand
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Subject and observer‐rated quality of life in schizophrenia
Objective: We aimed to explore the relationship between objectively rated quality of life and subjective measures of social functioning and life satisfaction.
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A checklist for retrospective database studies--report of the ISPOR Task Force on Retrospective Databases.
INTRODUCTION Health-related retrospective databases, in particular claims databases, continue to be an important data source for outcomes research. However, retrospective databases pose a series ofExpand
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High risk prescribing in primary care patients particularly vulnerable to adverse drug events: cross sectional population database analysis in Scottish general practice
Objective To examine the prevalence and patterns of high risk prescribing, defined as potentially inappropriate prescribing of drugs to primary care patients particularly vulnerable to adverse drugExpand
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Room for improvement: a systematic review of the quality of evaluations of interventions to improve hospital antibiotic prescribing.
INTRODUCTION In 1999, the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) and Hospital Infection Society (HIS) convened a working party on optimization of antibiotic prescribing in hospitals.Expand
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Junior doctors' knowledge and perceptions of antibiotic resistance and prescribing: a survey in France and Scotland.
Our objective was to assess junior doctors' perceptions of their antibiotic prescribing practice and of bacterial resistance. We surveyed 190 postgraduate doctors still in training at two universityExpand
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Cognitive representations of illness and functional and affective adjustment following surgery for osteoarthritis.
A prospective investigation is described which sought to test the role of illness cognitions in determining patient responses to a surgical intervention for osteoarthritis. Illness cognitions wereExpand
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The English antibiotic awareness campaigns: did they change the public's knowledge of and attitudes to antibiotic use?
OBJECTIVES To determine the effect of the 2008 English public antibiotic campaigns. METHODS English and Scottish (acting as controls) adults aged > or = 15 years were questioned face to face aboutExpand
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Do guidelines for community-acquired pneumonia improve the cost-effectiveness of hospital care?
There is growing pressure to demonstrate the value of practice guidelines. We have reviewed the evidence that guidelines for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) change currentExpand
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