Corpus ID: 3677484

Patient-Provider Race and Sex Concordance: New Insights into Antibiotic Prescribing for Acute Bronchitis

@article{Morgan2017PatientProviderRA,
  title={Patient-Provider Race and Sex Concordance: New Insights into Antibiotic Prescribing for Acute Bronchitis},
  author={Jake R. Morgan and Mari-Lynn Drainoni and Cindy L. Christiansen and Tamar F. Barlam},
  journal={Journal of health disparities research and practice},
  year={2017},
  volume={10},
  pages={6}
}
Objective: To examine whether patient and provider concordance by sex or race predicts antibiotic prescribing for acute bronchitis. Study setting: General Internal Medicine and Family Medicine adult clinics at a large safety-net hospital. Study design: We used a logistic model of prescribing as a function of race and sex concordance. Data extraction: Data were extracted from de-identified patient records for those with an acute bronchitis visit between 2008 and 2010. Principal findings: 71% (95… Expand
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Inappropriate antibiotic prescribing for a child’s initial acute bronchitis episode of care predicted likelihood of subsequent acute Bronchitis episodes and antibiotic prescriptions, and providers should consider the downstream effect of inappropriate antibiotic prescribing. Expand

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