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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

Chief investigator: Professor Martin GullifordORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0003-1898-9075

Lead Author: Professor Martin GullifordORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0003-1898-9075

Contractor: King's College London

Cost: £639,421.60

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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