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Is no Prescribing Better than Back up/Delayed Prescribing?

Watch Prof. Paul examine data from a Cochrane review looking at six studies comparing back-up/delayed antibiotic prescriptions to immediate antibiotic

Paul examines the data from the Cochrane review looking at six studies comparing back up/delayed antibiotic prescriptions to immediate antibiotics.

Cochrane Review of Delayed Prescribing

Using this systematic review, Paul asks ‘is no prescribing actually a better thing to do?’

The problem with the Cochrane review is that the number of studies is relatively few and very underpowered for looking at complications. This presentation will explore the outcome.

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TARGET Antibiotics – Prescribing in Primary Care

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