Public reporting improves antibiotic prescribing for upper respiratory tract infections in primary care: a matched-pair cluster-randomized trial in China

@inproceedings{Yang2014PublicRI,
  title={Public reporting improves antibiotic prescribing for upper respiratory tract infections in primary care: a matched-pair cluster-randomized trial in China},
  author={Lianping Yang and Chaojie Liu and Lijun Wang and Xi Jun Yin and Xinping Zhang},
  booktitle={Health research policy and systems},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Inappropriate use and overuse of antibiotics is a serious concern in the treatment of upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs), especially in developing countries. In recent decades, information disclosure and public reporting (PR) has become an instrument for encouraging good practice in healthcare. This study evaluated the impact of PR on antibiotic prescribing for URTIs in a sample of primary care institutions in China. METHODS A matched-pair cluster-randomized trial was… CONTINUE READING
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