Publication Title

The BMJ

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2019

Subjects

Antibiotic Drugs -- Prescribing

Abstract

To identify the frequency with which antibiotics are prescribed in the absence of a documented indication in the ambulatory care setting, to quantify the potential effect on assessments of appropriateness of antibiotics, and to understand patient, provider, and visit level characteristics associated with antibiotic prescribing without a documented indication.

Description

© 2019 the Authors. Published by BMG

This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0), which permits use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non-commercial and is otherwise in compliance with the license.

DOI

10.1136/bmj.l6461

Persistent Identifier

https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/30676

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