Managing self-limiting respiratory tract infections: a qualitative study of the usefulness of the delayed prescribing strategy.

@article{Peters2011ManagingSR,
  title={Managing self-limiting respiratory tract infections: a qualitative study of the usefulness of the delayed prescribing strategy.},
  author={Sarah Peters and Samantha Rowbotham and Anna Chisholm and Alison Wearden and Susie Moschogianis and Lis Cordingley and David P. Baker and Catherine Hyde and Carolyn A. Chew-Graham},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={2011},
  volume={61 590},
  pages={
          e579-89
        }
}
BACKGROUND Despite respiratory tract infections usually being viral and self-limiting, most primary care consultations still result in an antibiotic prescription. The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) introduced the 'delayed prescribing' (DP) strategy. It remains unknown how useful UK clinicians find this approach. AIM To investigate how DP is used within UK primary care, and the benefits and challenges associated with this strategy. DESIGN AND SETTING Qualitative… CONTINUE READING

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