Attitudes and behaviours of adolescents towards antibiotics and self-care for respiratory tract infections: a qualitative study

@inproceedings{Hawking2017AttitudesAB,
  title={Attitudes and behaviours of adolescents towards antibiotics and self-care for respiratory tract infections: a qualitative study},
  author={Meredith K D Hawking and Donna Marie Lecky and Pia Touboul Lundgren and Eman K. Aldigs and Hind Abdulrazak Yassin Abdulmajed and Eleni Ioannidou and Demetra Paraskeva-Hadjichambi and Pauline Khouri and Micaela Gal and Andreas Ch Hadjichambis and Demetrios G. Mappouras and Cliodna McNulty},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND To understand attitudes and behaviours of adolescents towards antibiotics, antimicrobial resistance and respiratory tract infections. DESIGN Qualitative approach informed by the Theory of Planned Behaviour. Semi-structured interviews and focus groups were undertaken. We aimed to inform the development of an intervention in an international setting to improve antibiotic use among adolescents; therefore on completion of thematic analysis, findings were triangulated with qualitative… CONTINUE READING
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