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Concerns Regarding Back up/Delayed Prescribing

In this video Paul highlights concerns that have been raised about using back up/delayed antibiotic prescribing in practice.

Paul highlights concerns that have been raised about using back up/delayed antibiotic prescribing in practice.

The most important note to take away from this presentation by Prof. Paul Little, is that if you use delayed prescription properly, give clear advice, and use the six R’s; there will be relatively low antibiotic use needed.

There is also an important discussion on mixed messages and the importance of being really clear on saying to your patients that ‘you do not need antibiotics now’.

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