Safety of reduced antibiotic prescribing for self limiting respiratory tract infections in primary care: cohort study using electronic health records
OPEN BMJ (Clinical research ed.) | 6 Jul 2016
MC Gulliford, MV Moore, P Little, AD Hay, R Fox, AT Prevost, D Juszczyk, J Charlton and M Ashworth
To determine whether the incidence of pneumonia, peritonsillar abscess, mastoiditis, empyema, meningitis, intracranial abscess, and Lemierre’s syndrome is higher in general practices that prescribe fewer antibiotics for self limiting respiratory tract infections (RTIs).
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