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Antimicrobial management and appropriateness of treatment of urinary tract infection in general practice in Ireland
ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the second most common bacterial infections in general practice and a frequent indication for prescription of antimicrobials. Increasing concern about the association ...
Using qualitative insights to change practice: exploring the culture of antibiotic prescribing and consumption for urinary tract infections
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2016-01-11)
Objectives: The aim of this paper is to explore the culture of antibiotic prescribing and consumption in the community for urinary tract infections (UTI) from the perspective of the general practitioners (GPs) and community ...
Intervention to improve the quality of antimicrobial prescribing for urinary tract infection: a cluster randomized trial
(Canadian Medical Association, 2015-11-16)
Background: Overuse of antimicrobial therapy in the community adds to the global spread of antimicrobial resistance, which is jeopardizing the treatment of common infections.Methods: We designed a cluster randomized complex ...
Screening uptake rates and the clinical and cost effectiveness of screening for gestational diabetes mellitus in primary versus secondary care: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
(BioMed Central, 2014-01-17)
Background: The risks associated with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are well recognized, and there is increasing evidence to support treatment of the condition. However, clear guidance on the ideal approach to screening ...