Antibiotic Prescribing without Documented Indication in Ambulatory Care Clinics: National Cross Sectional Study
Antibiotic Drugs -- Prescribing
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.
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Ray, M. J., Tallman, G. B., Bearden, D. T., Elman, M. R., & McGregor, J. C. (2019). Antibiotic prescribing without documented indication in ambulatory care clinics: national cross sectional study. bmj, 367.
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