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An evaluation of a multifaceted intervention to reduce antimicrobial prescribing in care home residents [REducing Antimicrobials in Care Homes (REACH)]: a non-randomised feasibility study and process evaluation
Project title: An evaluation of a multifaceted intervention to reduce antimicrobial prescribing in care home residents [REducing Antimicrobials in Care Homes (REACH)]: a non-randomised feasibility study and process evaluation
Call to action: 13/97 13/97 HS&DR Antimicrobial Resistance Themed Call
Research type: Primary Research
Chief investigator: Professor Carmel Hughes
Lead Author: Professor Carmel Hughes
Contractor: The Queen's University of Belfast
Co-investigators: Associate Professor David Ellard, Dr Dermot O'Reilly, Mr Robert (Bob) Stafford (RS), Ms Ashley Agus, Ms Evie Gardner, Professor Mark Loeb (ML), Professor Martin Underwood, Professor Michael Tunney.
Started: April 2016 | Status: Published February 2020
This study demonstrated feasibility in respect of recruitment, data collection and implementation of the intervention; however, there are a number of key issues that require addressing prior to a full trial.
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