Sara Imanpour

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BACKGROUND Antibiotics are highly utilized in nursing homes. The aim of the study was to test the effectiveness of a decision-making aid for urinary tract infection management on reducing antibiotic prescriptions for suspected bacteriuria in the urine without symptoms, known as asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) in twelve nursing homes in Texas. METHOD A pre-(More)
OBJECTIVE To test the potential association between time spent with a doctor and antibiotic overprescriptions in case of the common cold, runny nose, bronchitis, chest colds, flu, sore throats, and fluid in the middle ear. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Office-based physicians in the US. PARTICIPANTS A total of 261,623 patient visits recorded(More)
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