Prescription behaviours of office-based doctors to standardized common cold patients in Korea.

@article{Cho2002PrescriptionBO,
  title={Prescription behaviours of office-based doctors to standardized common cold patients in Korea.},
  author={Hong-Jun Cho and Chun Bae Kim},
  journal={Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety},
  year={2002},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={401-5}
}
PURPOSE To investigate real pictures of prescription behaviours of office-based doctors in Korea, especially focusing on the prescription of oral antibiotics and injections. METHODS Prescription information was collected from 18 standardized patients (SPs) with the symptoms of the common cold who visited doctors' office. RESULTS For these patients antibiotics were prescribed by 96 doctors (64.7%) out of 148 and the rate of antibiotic prescription increased with age of doctors, increasing… CONTINUE READING

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