Out-of-hours antibiotic prescription after screening with C reactive protein: a randomised controlled study


OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of preconsultation C reactive protein (CRP) screening on antibiotic prescribing and referral to hospital in Norwegian primary care settings with low prevalence of serious infections. DESIGN Randomised controlled observational study at out-of-hours services in Norway. SETTING Primary care. PARTICIPANTS 401 children (0-6… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011231


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