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Safety of reducing antibiotic prescribing in primary care. New evidence from electronic health records
Project title: Safety of reducing antibiotic prescribing in primary care. New evidence from electronic health records
Call to action: 16/116 16/116 January 2017 HS&DR Researcher-led (Standard)
Research type: Primary Research
Contractor: King's College London
Co-investigators: Dr Caroline Burgess, Dr Catey Bunce, Dr James Shearer, Dr Mark Ashworth, Dr Robin Fox, Dr Vasa Curcin, Mr GDPR 01, Mrs Judith Charlton, Professor Alastair Hay, Professor Michael Moore, Professor Paul Little.
Started: April 2018 | Status: Published May 2021
This study found that serious bacterial infections remain infrequent even without antibiotic treatment and identified risk strata in which antibiotic prescribing can be more safely reduced.
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