Effects of internet-based training on antibiotic prescribing rates for acute respiratory-tract infections: a multinational, cluster, randomised, factorial, controlled trial

@inproceedings{Little2013EffectsOI,
  title={Effects of internet-based training on antibiotic prescribing rates for acute respiratory-tract infections: a multinational, cluster, randomised, factorial, controlled trial},
  author={Paul Little and Beth Stuart and Nick A Francis and Elaine Douglas and Sarah Tonkin-Crine and Sibyl Anthierens and Jochen W. L. Cals and Hasse Melbye and Miriam Santer and Michael Moore and S. A. M. Coenen and Christopher C Butler and Kerenza Hood and Mark J Kelly and Maciek Godycki-{\'C}wirko and Artur Mierzecki and Antoni Torres and Carl Llor and Melanie J Davies and Mark A. Mullee and Gilly O'Reilly and Alike W van der Velden and Adam Wa Geraghty and Herman Goossens and Theo J. M. Verheij and Lucy Yardley},
  booktitle={The Lancet},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND High-volume prescribing of antibiotics in primary care is a major driver of antibiotic resistance. Education of physicians and patients can lower prescribing levels, but it frequently relies on highly trained staff. We assessed whether internet-based training methods could alter prescribing practices in multiple health-care systems. METHODS After a baseline audit in October to December, 2010, primary-care practices in six European countries were cluster randomised to usual care… CONTINUE READING
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